crazy ball – Manchester United reportedly remain favorites to sign Frenkie de Jong, despite Chelsea’s presence in the transfer race for the Netherlands international midfielder’s signature.
Manager Erik ten Hag has informed the club’s board that the former Ajax Amsterdam star is an important tactical player in the team The Red Devils, unfortunately, the Premier League giants’ pursuit of the 25-year-old has so far been fruitless.
There was even troublesome news for Manchester United with Frenkie de Jong not interested in a move to Old Trafford, while he is more open to joining Chelsea or even Bayern Munich if he has to leave Barcelona. Champions League football is the key factor.
But, according to the news quoted via Sport, red devil remain favorites to sign the Netherlands international, adding that the 25-year-old midfielder will meet with the club to discuss resolving his unpaid salary issue.
Frenkie de Jong is said to not want to leave Barcelona until his salary arrears are resolved, with the Catalan giants known to still have an unpaid salary owed to their star worth IDR 308 billion.
According to the report, United remain convinced of the Dutch international midfielder joining them and are claimed to be in regular talks with his former boss at Ajax Amsterdam, Erik ten Hag.
Meanwhile, Manchester United have agreed a transfer deal worth IDR 1.3 trillion with Barcleona, including bonuses, for Frenkie de Jong. But on the other hand, the Premier League giants also need to sell players for their further transfer business. Axel Tuanzebe, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Eric Bailly and Phil Jones are among the players expected to leave the club.
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