Manchester United are ‘near’ concurring an arrangement with Spanish giant Barcelona to bring midfielder Frenkie de Jong to Old Trafford.
That is as per a report by Spanish outlet Sport, who guarantee that United are approaching a concurrence with the Spanish monsters to sign the Netherlands national. United recognized De Jong as an objective last month and are quick to add him to Erik ten Hag’s team this summer.
De Jong worked with Ten Hag during his time at Ajax, where he bloomed into the midfielder he is today. Ten Hag got a steady tune out of the midfielder and has proactively contacted his representative in a bid to be reunited with him at Old Trafford.
Albeit United need to reinforce a few region of their crew this summer, the midfield is set to be their driving need. They are shouting out for a guarded disapproved midfielder and are enthused about obtaining a container to-box-type player, like De Jong.
As indicated by the report, United are seeking wrap up an arrangement for the 25-year-old, who got four goals and snatched five helps this season, for £68.7million. United’s absence of Champions League football for next season, nonetheless, could end up being a hindrance.
Barcelona have equipped for the opposition next season, yet United have been brought to Europa League football subsequent to completing a disheartening 6th in the Premier League table.
In the mean time, United have been given a welcome lift in their quest for Villarreal star Arnaut Danjuma, as per a report by the Daily Express, as refered to by the Sunderland Echo. It is asserted that Newcastle United have pulled out of the competition to sign the Dutchman.
The flexible forward, who partook in a heavenly first mission in Spain this season, scoring 16 goals and snatching four helps, is drawing in an abundance of interest in front of the transfer window formally opening in the not so distant future. Any semblance of United, Liverpool and Newcastle have all been vigorously connected with his mark.
As detailed by the Manchester Evening News, United are perceived to watch out for the previous Bournemouth star. He has a €45million (£38.6m) discharge proviso in his agreement that can be enacted this summer.
What’s more, in the event that reports about Newcastle hauling out of the race are to be accepted, it seems like United have one less adversary in the fight to sign him. In any case, Liverpool stay in the chase.