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Chelsea squeeze United in the 'race' for De Jong

Published:3/07/2022 - 14:02h

Updated:3/07/2022 - 14:07h

The newspaper 'The Guardian' has leaked this Sunday Chelsea's interest in Frenkie de Jong. According to the English newspaper, the offer from the 'blue' team would be more attractive from the sporting point of view for the Dutchman for two compelling reasons

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Although Frenkie of Jong keeps firm his posture to remain in the FC Barcelona and the directive headed by Joan Laporta seems to have changed of plans regarding the future of the midfield player, other offers could arrive in brief by the neeerlandés. In this sense, the newspaper 'The Guardian' ensures that Chelsea has gone in of full in the 'career' by the one of Arkel and could advance to the Manchester United as better positioned to carry him to the Premier League.

According to the English newspaper, the group 'blue' surpass deportivamente the offer of the 'Man Or' by two reasons of weight. The first is that the ones of Thomas Tuchel himself will play the next edition of the Champions League. Although the United guarantees him reencontrarse with Erik have Hag and to be the angular stone of the new midfield of the 'network devils', the true is that the club will play the Europe League in 2022-23 and this would represent a step backwards that Frenkie does not contemplate to give in this moment.

Likewise, the British newspaper ensures that Chelsea wants to fichar to Matthijs of Ligt for suplir the drops of Andreas Christensen (Barça) and of Antonio Rüdiger (Real Madrid). This would allow him to Of Jong go back to play with his mate of selection, with the one who keeps a big friendship after the step of both by the Ajax. Of Ligt, by his part, has manifested to the directive of the Juventus his wish to go out and in Turín are had to sell him if it arrives the offer indicated.

Thus, Stamford Bridge luce like a destination more apetecible for the '21' culé. Frenkie Has left clear his wish to be still in the Barça, but is clear that the one of Arkel is one of the few active with which the club can do box in front of his financial urgencies. Further that Laporta affirmed the Saturday that the directive will do the possible for retaining him, to these heights there is not at all sure with the Dutch. Xavi Hernández, by his part, has fixed in Rúben Neves and Bernardo Silva like alternatives in front of his possible exit, conscious that his permanence in the staff depends on the economic.

Laporta Trusts to avoid the sale of Frenkie with the television rights

This week, the managerial culé expects to sell another 15% of the sale of his television rights of LaLiga by a mount near to the 300 million euros. After the agreement with the group American investor Sixth Street this week by 10% of these rights in return of 207 'kilos', Joan Laporta expects to gather the sufficient money for paliar the debts of the club and avoid the sale of other active, between them Frenkie of Jong.

In this regard, the mandator culé explained that "the levels salariales of determinate players no adecuan to which the club has fixed. It is a decision that have to face, but by little that can, I would do all the possible so that Frenkie remain ". With this, Laporta matizó his initial statement that indicated that the Barça does not have intentions to sell to the midfield player, further of the interest of clubs like the United and Chelsea. In this way, the negotiations by Of Jong follow opened, with postures that can change in the next days, in full pre-season blaugrana.

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