Frenkie de Jong’s agent has reportedly told Manchester United to give up hope of signing the Dutch midfielder, who is ‘flatly refusing’ to transfer to Previous Trafford this summer time.
A report on Thursday verified United have arrived at a full settlement with Barcelona to indicator the midfielder.
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The Crimson Devils have agreed to shell out Barcelona a certain price of €75million (£63million) up entrance for de Jong with €10million (£8.5million) in potential include-ons.
Barcelona have instructed De Jong they want him to leave the club, as they require to equilibrium their wage monthly bill, which is producing difficulties when it will come to registering incomings like Raphinha.
The report claims he Catalans are now operating to encourage the 25-12 months-aged that moving to Outdated Trafford ‘would be the very best shift for his career’, insisting his departure is because of just to their financial strife.
The condition is intricate by Barcelona owing De Jong a deferred income payment of €17million, with a even further report claimingthe Dutchman ‘wants the issue fully clarified, and if it is not completed so to his fulfillment, he is articles to defy any try to offer him and keep.’
And now Activity (by means of Specific) claim De Jong’s agent, Ali Dursun, has explained to United chiefs Richard Arnold and John Murtough to give up on the midfielder, who is desperate to avoid a shift to United.
ESPN in the meantime assert United are sure De Jong continues to be ‘open to becoming a member of the club’, but also state that Dursun is making an attempt to encourage equally Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea to be part of the bidding.
The pair have been inspired as De Jong, however his preference has constantly been to stay at Barcelona, would fairly be part of a Champions League club if he is compelled to leave the Nou Camp.
Previous Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor believes United should give De Jong an “ultimatum” to prevent further more embarrassment as the transfer saga proceeds to drag.
“It’s going to arrive to the stage where Gentleman United will need to have some self-regard,” Agbonlahor explained.
“A club of Man United’s stature, how have they fallen in which De Jong has mentioned ‘Let me preserve you on maintain and make my intellect up in a pair of months’. That isn’t how Gentleman United are made use of to currently being taken care of, generally it is ‘I’ll sign for Male United, let us get it done’.
“It’s a little bit uncomfortable for them the extended it goes on, to be honest. Probably they’ve got to give him an ultimatum and say ‘There is this day. You either signal or we are moving on to other players’.”