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United are nonetheless locked in talks with Barcelona over the cost construction (Image: Getty) Frenkie...
Frenkie de Jong 'speaking daily' with Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag
United are nonetheless locked in talks with Barcelona over the cost construction (Image: Getty)

Frenkie de Jong is in fixed communication with Erik ten Hag however Manchester United and Barcelona are nonetheless but to agree on the construction of a deal, in accordance with stories.

Ten Hag has made signing his former Ajax protege his high switch precedence this summer season and, after weeks of negotiations, United thought they have been near hanging a deal for a charge of round £56million along with varied add-ons which might take the entire package deal to £75m.

However the two golf equipment nonetheless seem like at odds over the construction of the deal, with Barca eager to obtain a much bigger assured charge up entrance.

Talking on his Twitch present Jijantes FC, Spanish journalist Gerard Romero revealed that the Catalan membership are holding out for nearer to £64m up entrance along with £10m in add-ons and bonuses.

That also works out as roughly the identical quantity by way of whole outlay, however Barca need to front-load the charge to allow them to start reinvesting the funds this summer season.

Xavi has additionally made it clear to Barcelona’s hierarchy that he doesn’t need to sanction the sale of De Jong till the membership have agreed a deal for his alternative.

The Spaniard’s best choice is Manchester Metropolis playmaker Bernardo Silva and Barca president Joan Laporta truly met with the midfielder’s agent, Jorge Mendes, earlier this week.

Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong and manager Xavi
Xavi needs Bernardo Silva to interchange De Jong (Image: Getty)

Pep Guardiola could be extraordinarily reluctant to promote the 27-year-old, nonetheless, and is believed to have slapped a £70m price ticket on the previous Monaco man.

Within the meantime, De Jong has been left in a state of limbo and is uncertain of the place he will likely be enjoying his soccer subsequent season.

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After initially being reluctant to swap Camp Nou for Previous Trafford, De Jong is believed to have had his thoughts modified following talks with Ten Hag and the 2 have remained in touch each day ever since.

Though United unveiled their first signing of the summer season on Tuesday, securing a £13m deal for Feyenoord left-back Tyrell Malacia, the window has largely been a irritating one for Ten Hag thus far.

The Dutchman is aware of his squad must be drastically overhauled and he had hoped to have extra new signings in place earlier than the squad start their pre-season tour on the finish of the week.

Whereas a deal for De Jong should still have some hurdles to beat, free agent Christian Eriksen has verbally agreed a three-year contract with United and is anticipated to signal imminently.

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