Manchester United are planning a transfer for Feyenoord full-back Tyrell Malacia however wish to wrap up a deal for Frenkie de Jong earlier than shifting into different targets.
Lyon are at present main the race to signal the 22-year-old and have already seen two bids rejected, in keeping with De Telegraaf.
Feyenoord are in no rush to agree a take care of the Dutch publication reporting that Manchester United and Newcastle United each see Malacia as an ‘essential reinforcement’.
The Dutch aspect are keen to attend and are searching for a price of round €15million to €20million (£12m to £17m) for his or her left-back.
Whereas United are eager to convey him to Previous Trafford, the report provides their focus is at present on getting a deal for de Jong over the road.
United are conscious they’re taking a threat in lacking out on Malacia however ten Hag’s absolute precedence is making certain de Jong is a part of his workforce subsequent season.
Newest stories counsel United are able to make their second official bid for de Jong having seen a gap provide of round £51million plus-add ons turned away.
Barcelona are reportedly demanding in extra of £73million for the Dutchman – the price they paid Ajax for the midfielder three years in the past.
Ten Hag has made de Jong his prime precedence this summer season and desires to rebuild United’s midfield across the 25-year-old.
United are additionally hopeful of signing Christian Eriksen, who will change into a free agent subsequent month.
Earlier this month, Malacia urged he was prepared for an enormous transfer if it occurs this summer season.
Talking to Dutch station RTV, he mentioned: ‘I’m actually prepared for the following step.
‘However first I wish to concentrate on the Orange squad and play right here. I really feel like every part occurs for a motive and every part is written.
‘If it’s the correct time, it’s the correct time. I’m probably not interested by it, it’s at the back of my thoughts. However I don’t wish to touch upon it.’
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