the future of Frenkie de Jong has begun to sound loudly far from the FC Barcelona for the next season. The Dutch midfielder still has several years on his contract at Camp Nou, but he could change his mind due to the interest of the best clubs in Europe. One of the teams with which he has been linked is the Manchester United. However, the picture of Premier League He is no longer alone in the race for the former Ajax player since, according to the Catalan press, Manchester City It also wants to get its services in the next European summer market.
As reported this Saturday by the newspaper Sport, the current champion of the Premier League has tested the arrival of De Jong to reinforce the midfield in a big way. He is young, he has a great poster in European football and Pep Guardiola would be delighted to have him under him, but…
Barcelona is very clear that the international with the Netherlands will only leave the Camp Nou if an offer of 100 million euros or more arrives at the offices of the president Joan Laporta, an amount that Manchester City are not willing to spend no matter how much they want Frankie’s services.
“Manchester City would not be willing to reach that figure, but they did consider the option of paying a figure in cash and including a player to make the operation cheaper. In principle, Barça is only interested in a pure and simple transfer as long as a multimillion-dollar figure is collected”. publish the cited source.
Thus, in Barcelona they would have decided to keep De Jong in the squad or wait for a club that does accept their economic conditions. Meanwhile, the club and the player are focused on finishing the season in the best possible way, with two games remaining (Getafe and Villarreal).
According to Transfermarkt, a German portal specialized in the appraisal of soccer players, Frenkie de Jong, born on May 12, 1997, is valued at 70 million euros. The also international with the Netherlands can also act as a midfielder or pivot.
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