Frenkie de Jong in a heating with the FC Barcelona


"We do everything possible": United CEO gets 'wet' with the signing of De Jong

Published:18/06/2022 - 23:51h

Updated:19/06/2022 - 10:07h

Manchester United will not give up on the signing of Frenkie de Jong, as club CEO Richard Arnold acknowledged on Saturday. The Dutchman still resists leaving FC Barcelona

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Frenkie Of Jong has ensured in a few opportunities that does not have intention to abandon the FC Barcelona and that, besides, is very happy in the club, but the Manchester United continues after his track and will not surrender easily to achieve his traspaso. The CEO of the club, Richard Arnold, has recognised that are doing all the possible to achieve that the tulip lead the centre of the field of the 'Network Devils' from the next season.

In a 'meeting' with fans of the United after a peaceful "protest" in the surroundings of his house, Richard Arnold spoke on the current situation of the English team and the possibilities to achieve the traspaso of Frenkie of Jong, the one who is the main aim of Erik have Hag, new trainer of the team, for the next season. The representative of the 'network devils' considers that it will be able to concretise prompt.

Arnold explained that in the case of the signing of Of Jong "the money will not be a problem" and that "treats that the trainer [Erik have Hag], that is the one who does the work to look for good players, wants it". Likewise, desveló that from the offices of the Old Trafford work morning and night to be able to achieve his incorporation, with the director of football of the club headed by the negotiations.

"John Murtough (director of football of the United) is working from the six of the morning until the ten of the night trying arrive to an agreement for the traspaso", desvelando on the other hand that the English picture has to disposal during this market of signings the 'frivolous' figure of "200 million pounds", adding that "leave escape to his main aims".

The United does all the possible

Regarding the advances of the negotiation, Arnold aimed that "the 'managers' are in Barcelona to complete the traspaso of Of Jong. We are doing all the possible for bringing him". The next weeks will be keys to know yes, sure enough, the United will be able to do with the services of a Frenkie of Jong that has not given signal any to want to abandon the Camp Nou this summer... Neither prompt.

What himself is true, besides, is that the United goes to by all. The British newspaper 'The Guardian' ensured this Friday that the United has decided that will improve his offer to convince to the Barça. If before they offered 60 fixed millions more ten in variables, lto intention of the 'network devils' is to go up his offer to the 70M more ten in bonus. The Barcelona club had valued to the player in, minimum, 85 million euros, by what it will be necessary to expect to see if they are had to recess his pretences.

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