Barça president talks De Jong’s future amid Manchester United links
Barcelona club president There has been talks over Frankie de Jong’s future. After the former Ajax star has been linked with ongoing links with Manchester United.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta has discussed Frankie de Jong ‘s future at Camp Nou. After the midfielder was linked withan ongoing link to Manchester United . New Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag reportedlywants to bring his compatriot to Old Trafford this summer. After working with this 25-year-old player before at Ajax.
Since leaving the Dutch club in 2019 , De Jong has established himself as one of Barcelona ‘s most important players , playing 139 games across all competitions. His impressive performances with Barcelona and the Netherlands have attracted interest from a number of big clubs and Manchester United believes they are. There was a chance of getting this player’s autograph due to Barca’s financial problems.
When asked about the de Jong’s rumors yesterday (Tuesday 17 May 2022), Laporta said it was normal for some Barcelona players to be in the news and insisted that he will do ‘Best for the club’ in relation to team expenses this summer In an interview with Spanish radio station Catalunya Radio, Laporta said: “There is always a Barca player mentioned in the transfer market,” said Laporta . If we succeeded in making some agreements Maybe that’s not necessary. Our first priority is our financial situation at the moment and we will do our best for the UFABET club.”
De Jong helped Ten Hag’s Ajax reach the Champions League semi-finals in 2019 and Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes he would be a great signing for Manchester United . his old club “Top Player I watched him closely in that Champions League semi-final team,” Ferdinand told his YouTube channel FIVE. Take charge of Ten Hag’s team, if so. I’m going to sit here and say, ‘Yes, that’s a great sign of what’s going to happen’.”
“He’s 25 years old, his body isn’t that big. But what he has is that he goes on the ball fast, dribbles very well, survives tough situations, passes the ball well in the short and medium term.” “ As a team looking for a player who can Controlling the ball and the game and keeping the team working well in terms of balanced possession. I think he will be a good addition to the team. He’s not one to score many goals. But he has more control over the game.”
“This season of course Manchester United will lose Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard, Nemanja Matic, Juan Mata, so [midfielders] need reinforcements. “ I think he would be a great signing if the deal continued [from] Ajax to Barcelona. The price is around £77 million and they are talking between £60-70 million, so in the current market. It would have been a very good signing.