According to the British press, the former Ajax star is one of MU’s main transfer targets this summer when new coach Erik ten Hag wants to reunite with his old student at Old Trafford. While the two clubs are negotiating for more than £69 million, a source from the Spanish press revealed that the “Red Devils” are confident that they will sign De Jong before June 30.
MU club is said to be close to reaching an agreement to sign creative midfielder Frenkie de Jong
The Barcelona midfielder still needs to agree and negotiate with MU on the terms and is expected to be resolved before July. The British newspaper The Sun reports that the £ 56 million offer of the “Red Devils” for The Dutch international was rejected earlier in the week.
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However, negotiations continue and MU is said to be close to the £68.6m price Barcelona set for the 25-year-old midfielder. The Xavi-managed side have insisted on the value to get back the £65m they spent to get De Jong from Ajax in 2019.
M.United is said to be about to acquire another excellent former student of Ten Hag at Ajax, the Brazilian winger, Antony. The 22-year-old was again linked with Ten Hag and was absent from training with new Ajax manager Alfred Schreuder last week.
Frenkie de Jong (left) is promised to strengthen the midfield MU
Negotiations are still underway for £40m for the player, who scored 12 goals and provided 10 assists while Ajax won the Dutch championship under manager Ten Hag. previous season.