Frenkie de Jong with the Dutch national team

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De Jong, closer to Old Trafford: The Barça-United agreement enters its final phase

Published:25/06/2022 - 17:34h

Updated:25/06/2022 - 20:42h

Despite the fact that Frenkie de Jong has always prioritized staying at the Camp Nou, recent information reveals that FC Barcelona would be very close to reaching an agreement to seal his transfer to Manchester United

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The future of Frenkie of Jong could be, definitively, in the Manchester United. The jugdor of 25 years always has manifested that it wants to remain in the FC Barcelona and has not doubted in his intention to triumph in the "club of his dreams", but the last informations desvelan that is more near that never to continue his career futbolística in the Old Trafford, of the hand of Erik have Hag.

'SPORT' Has informed that the agreement between both clubs has advanced in the last hours and the traspaso would be in his final phase. From Manchester are in direct contact with the surroundings of the Dutch player to formalise an agreement that would join him to the picture of the 'Network Devils' by the next five seasons and that would leave around 80 million fixed euros in the arks of the Barcelona entity.

The mount of the possible traspaso fulfils the pretences that had the Barça from the beginning, whereas it has forced to the Manchester United to put more money on the table of what expected. They went up 20 'kilos' his initial offer by the traspaso of Of Jong, of the 60M fixed that offered does a few weeks. From the Camp Nou are conscious that, in spite of the big importance of the international with Low Countries, was the only millionaire operation that could complete in this summer for 'help' to sanear the accounts of the club.

The agreement, in any case, is expecting of the most important point: the 'OK' of the footballer, that still has not arrived. The United trusts that they will convince him with a wage much more appeal of the that perceives in the Camp Nou and with the promise that it will be the big leader of the centre of the field of the 'Network Devils'. Erik have Hag is the first that is presionando and thinks that his compatriot will finish yielding in the idea to play in the United.

The ex of the Ajax, in fact, has insisted of permanent way to the directors of the United by the traspaso of the midfield player, something that recognised the own CEO of the club Richard Arnold in some recent statements: "it treats that the trainer [Erik have Hag], that is the one who does the work to look for good players, wants it", explaining that "the 'managers' are in Barcelona to complete the traspaso of Of Jong. We are doing all the possible for bringing him".

Optimism in England

Finally, 'SPORT' inform that the optimism in the breast of the English picture is absolute and trust that the signing could close in less than a week, before 30 June, when it finalises the exercise 2021-2022, something that would be a big news for the Barça put would have more income to close the course with profits, waiting for that concretise the sale of 10% of the television rights in the next days, that would suppose 200M for the club.

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