Barça: De Jong would have said no to a Premier League cador


Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong is often cited on the starting side at Barça. Coming from Ajax Amsterdam in 2019, the Dutchman would not have been completely convinced in the Catalan club, especially in view of his price (86 million euros).

While he is insistently quoted on the side of Manchester United, where the Dutchman could find his former coach, Erik Ten Hag, Frenkie de Jong would not intend to sign in a club not playing the Champions League next year. next season. This is the case of Manchester United, currently 6th in the Premier League, and eliminated from the race for the C1. According to information from the Spanish journalist of the SER, Santi Ovalle, there would be no agreement between the player and the Red Devils. For his future, Frenkie de Jong, who nevertheless does not wish to leave Barça at all costs, would in any case favor more prestigious sporting tracks, namely formations playing the C1 regularly, such as PSG, which is interested, or Bayern. Munich and Manchester City. It remains to be seen whether these clubs will want to move up a gear to win the services of the midfielder this summer.

For its part, FC Barcelona would see the departure of Frenkie de Jong with a very good eye. According to AS, the Spanish club would consider selling the Dutchman for 70 million euros, in addition to his compatriot, Memphis Depay. Recruited last summer for free, from OL, the 28-year-old striker had a difficult season despite a lot of playing time (36 games, 13 goals, 2 assists), and now faces some competition in attack (Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Ferran Torres, Ansu Fati, Ousmane Dembélé). A sum of 30 million would be expected to let the former Manchester United and PSV Eindhoven striker slip away. With this windfall of money, FC Barcelona would like to move forward on its other tracks, which are numerous.

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