Man United retain curiosity in Frenkie de Jong

Manchester United reportedly nonetheless maintain an curiosity in signing Barcelona star Frenkie de Jong.

The Netherlands worldwide was closely linked with a transfer to Outdated Trafford over the summer time.

United head coach Erik ten Hag had recognized De Jong as a main goal for the center of the park, and the Catalan giants had reportedly accepted a £63m bundle from the Pink Devils in the summertime.

Nevertheless, the 25-year-old midfielder had no real interest in making the change to Manchester United, and finally, the switch window shut with the midfielder nonetheless on the books with Barca.

In accordance with journalist Pete O’Rourke, the 20-time English champions are nonetheless holding shut tabs on De Jong’s scenario as he struggles to cement his place as a first-team common at Camp Nou.

“I’m positive Manchester United are persevering with to observe the Frenkie de Jong scenario at Barcelona,” O’Rourke advised GIVEMESPORT.

“It, clearly, was a blow for United not to have the ability to get that deal over the road as a result of he was their primary goal.

Chelsea have been additionally rumoured to have been concerned about a summer time transfer for the Dutchman, who’s contracted to Barcelona till the top of the 2025-26 season.

De Jong has scored 13 objectives and registered 18 assists in 145 appearances for the La Liga giants since his £77m transfer from Ajax in 2019.


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