Chelsea ‘Plan To Hijack Manchester United’s Bid For Frenkie de Jong By Providing Money Plus Two Gamers’

Chelsea are reportedly able to hijack Manchester United’s bid to signal Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong.

Manchester United have been in talks with Barcelona over the switch of Frenkie de Jong for over a month. Although the deal appears to be in it’s ultimate levels, there are some points between each events over the worth of the Dutch midfielder.

The brand new Man United boss Erik ten Hag is eager to reunite with De Jong, who performed underneath him throughout their time collectively at Ajax.

In response to many stories, Barcelona and Manchester United had been very near agreeing a deal that will see them pay an preliminary £56 Million price for De Jong. Nonetheless, the deal is caught on one situation. Man United are reportedly unwilling to pay a part of De Jong’s unpaid £17 Million wages on the Nou Camp.

Frenkie de Jong

Spanish publication SPORT declare the 25-year-old is owed the determine after deferring a part of his wage and bonuses to assist the cash-strapped membership throughout the coronavirus pandemic. The cash is because of be paid throughout the rest of his present contract, which runs till 2026.

Barcelona are very financially burdened and try to get away with the fee of the deferred wage. Stories in Spain declare Barcelona try to get United to pay a share of De Jong’s unpaid wages as a part of the deal to signal the midfielder.

Alternatively, Chelsea’s new house owners are able to make a splash within the switch market. Spanish outlet Relevo declare the London membership are getting ready to hijack United’s bid for Frenkie de Jong and are ready to supply up money plus two gamers to get their very own deal over the road. It’s claimed that Chelsea are keen to incorporate Marcos Alonso and Cesar Azpilicueta in a possible deal for De Jong.

Barcelona already had an curiosity in signing the 2 Spaniards, who each have one yr remaining on their respective contracts at Stamford Bridge.

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Nonetheless, Barcelona president Joan Laporta has claimed that De Jong is just not on the market in any respect.

Laporta mentioned: “[Frenkie De Jong] is a Barca participant. And until we really feel the necessity or the curiosity to promote him we received’t do it.

“Frenkie de Jong isn’t on the market. We all know he has provides. And if at a given second we’re taken with promoting him then we’d give it some thought.


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