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Case over! Barça's pressure against the firmness of Frenkie de Jong

Published:1/09/2022 - 18:21h

Updated:1/09/2022 - 18:21h

There is no turning back in the future of Frenkie de Jong, who remains at FC Barcelona. The surprise, in any case, is that it is not a novelty. The player never intended to pack his bags and the club ended up giving in

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The case of Frenkie of Jong, that never began, already arrived to his final. The footballer will continue in the FC Barcelona this season and his intention is to fulfil his agreement, that extends until 30 June 2026. The midfield player left on the way the possibility to play in the Old Trafford or Stamford Bridge, place is convinced that it wants to triumph in the Spotify Camp Nou. The conviction is maximum and his folder has closed definitively, without discount salarial.

It is important to remember that, before it finished the season 2021-2022, began the rumours on the future of Frenkie, strongly related with the Manchester United of Erik have Hag. hablabla That the Barcelona entity had an agreement with the English picture for his traspaso, that went to leave in the arks of the club between 70 and 85 million euros, a quite succulent figure for the culés that were anxious for revolutionising his staff. To level of clubs, everything seemed smart.

The Barça saw the exit of Frenkie like a round operation, place went to leave plusvalías and went to save his high wage, that is another headache. However, the position of the player always was the same: it wanted to remain and like this it manifested it from the day one up to now. In several opportunities even manifested of public way so that 'went down' the pressure that had, but the rumours continued during all the summer, up to now.

"I prefer to remain me in Barcelona, already have said it before. The Barça is the club of my dreams since it was small. If other clubs call will take the call, clear; it is something that always does , but do not want to speak more than rumours. I seat me well in Barcelona. Contacts? There is not any agreement neither at all official", said the footballer of 25 years in 'ESPN' to finals of May. His words of little cost, put from the club continued negotiating his future although he did not want to leave.

With the United related him of first and the interest kept , of way 'powerful', until ficharon to Casemiro from the Real Madrid by 80 'kilos' between fixed and variables. Chelsea was the following, but from London denied to negotiate with the Barça until had the "himself" of the player, that never finish arriving. In any case, kept the contacts and informed that they were had to pay what went. Thomas Tuchel wanted to it, but Frenkie also had it clear: it did not see out of the Spotify Camp Nou.

Cessions, discounts...

At the same time, from the Barcelona group arrived to pose the possibility to offer the cession of Of Jong for the next season, with an option of purchase (that they wanted to that it went compulsory) with the intention to save the whole or part of the wage that will perceive the midfield player in the 22-23, that will be quite high and 'inasumible' for the Barça. Merce The penalty remember that, after his renewal in 2020 and in the middle of the pandemia, Frenkie accessed to a diferimiento of his wage in the Barça that will begin to perceive from this year.

For this year it corresponds him earn 18 million gross euros, more other €2,8m by bonos of fidelity. Also it would earn more if it contests 60% of the parties and the figure would go in increase in case that the Barcelona entity won titles. The player not even arrived to pose the possibility, put -as we mentioned before- his aim always has been to remain in the City Condal. Thus, in the Barça began to study alternatives, with the discount salarial like priority.

Up to now, the player has not posed neither the option to go down his wage. It does some weeks the the Barça had asked him to Frenkie that, if it wants to remain this summer, had to recess the wage in 40%. The player did not show had to assume said cut to help to the club, place understands -between other things- that already did a significant effort between 2020 and 2022. Now it touches him earn what, according to his agreement until 2026, corresponds him.

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