Premier League giants Manchester United are reportedly expected to complete their first player signing of the summer by next week.
Premier League giants Manchester United are expected to complete their first signing of the summer next week. After negotiations with Barcelona over a deal for Frankie de Jong have been positive. New manager Erik ten Hag is at Old Trafford. Guard is determined to make the Netherlands international his top target. During his first transfer window since taking charge in England.
Ten Hag was De Jong’s manager while both were at Ajax and is keen to rejoin the 25-year-old at the Theater of Dreams. Manchester United initially appeared to have missed out on a deal for De Jong after having trouble negotiating with Barcelona and his first offer for the player was turned down.
Manchester United’s job is much more difficult given the fact that De Jong told the press: He is happy to be at Barcelona where he spent three seasons there, however, Spanish outlet Sport reports that Manchester United are close to reaching an agreement with the La Liga giants which it believes is worth reaching. 68 million pounds. United, one of the few Premier League clubs yet to sign any player this summer. It is expected to reach an agreement with de Young next week
Meanwhile, De Jong has always said he is satisfied with his stay at Barca. But it was reported that he had been persuaded by Ten Hag to move to Manchester. The Red Devils have released many midfielders this summer. With players like Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matic and Juan Mata all leaving Old Trafford, Red Devils legend Gary Pallister has said that. Earlier this week, he called on his former club to complete a deal with De Jong, but warned Barcelona would not sell it cheap.
“Barcelona know that Manchester How much United want to bring in players,” said Pallister. “They are going to push this to the highest level to make as much money as they can. And that’s the UFABET case with Manchester. United knocked on the door,” he said. “They are also regarded as one of the richest clubs in the world. Hopefully they can reach that deal. De Jong is at the right age. have a lot of experience and the type of player who can really express himself in a place like United. So he definitely fits the team. The midfield is an area of concern.”