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United take it for granted that Frenkie de Jong is not going to move from Barça

Published:17/08/2022 - 15:42h

Updated:17/08/2022 - 15:42h

United will no longer continue trying to convince Frenkie de Jong after the latest talks with his entourage. Only Chelsea is still in the race for his signing and could present an offer in the coming weeks

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After a series of fruitless attempts and even after reaching the economic agreement with the FC Barcelona, the Manchester United has desisted of the signing of Frenkie of Jong in front of the negative constant by part of the Dutch, that has the intention to remain in the team directed by Xavi Hernández, although his regularity in the field can run danger with the possible arrival of Bernardo Silva.

In accordance with 'The Times', the managerial mancuniana already has taken for granted that the midfield player will not arrive to reinforce the staff of Erik Have Hag, the main promoter of his signing. Of this way, has closed one of the doors that would have allowed to the Barça add to his arks some 80 million euros, in addition to an important release of mass salarial.

From Old Trafford have desestimado the proposal after the last contacts with the representative of the footballer. At present, the United crosses serious problems after falling in his two first presentations ligueras in front of the Brighton and Hove Albion and the Brentford. The ones of Have Hag require reinforcements with urgency, especially of face to the crash home in front of the Liverpool that will contest the Saturday 22 August.

Chelsea keeps the open door

Nevertheless, no everything is lost. The option of the 'blues', perhaps more than the like of the international with the Low Countries when being presents in the Champions and have a sportive project solider of the hand of Thomas Tuchel, finish for convincing him. In fact, the londinenses would be by the work of 'sacrifice' to Mateo Kovačić to leave him the free way to Of Jong.

The directive of Chelsea continues with his movements in the market of signings and could present a definite offer to do with the signing of the midfield player in the weeks to come. Nevertheless, in case to want to continue in the Barcelona, will have to subject to a discount salarial that until the moment has decided not accepting, what could ocasionar a conflict between the club and the player.

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