Frenkie de Jong and Erik ten Hag do not have a ‘particularly special’ romantic relationship with the Male Utd focus on probable to continue to be at Barcelona, in accordance to reports.
The Crimson Devils have now been working absent at a offer for the very best portion of 427 a long time as they seem to get a deal for De Jong about the line this summer months.
Considering the fact that Barcelona and Man Utd achieved a ‘full agreement’ eight days ago for all over €85m, there has been very little progress to a completion of a deal.
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Just now a report in Aim insisted that Person Utd are only hanging about for the reason that they have been provided ‘encouraging feedback’ more than a probable transfer and that ‘they would never ever have wasted so considerably of the window’ if that hadn’t been the case..
Though just hours later a report in Spanish newspaper Activity has claimed that De Jong will ‘only agree’ to depart Barcelona if he can move to Chelsea, who will be enjoying in the Champions League future time.
And now Dermot Corrigan, crafting for The Athletic, reckons that De Jong ‘staying at Barcelona wouldn’t be a surprise’ inspite of the will of Gentleman Utd to ‘pay him a good deal of money to participate in for them’.
He adds that ‘anywhere else can be found as a move down’ from Barcelona, including Gentleman Utd, with the Purple Devils battling to a sixth-placed complete last time period.
The report in The Athletic continues:
‘Viewed from the Barcelona dressing area, a move to Manchester United is not that interesting, even if United ended up to agree to satisfy all the economic commitments in De Jong’s Barca deal.
‘The Athletic has been advised he did not have a particularly particular romantic relationship with 10 Hag when at Ajax. There has been plenty of turbulence at Old Trafford in modern years and specially this summer time — De Jong is probably to share Cristiano Ronaldo’s check out on participating in in the Europa League this period, with no warranty of a return to the Champions League any time shortly.’
Some pundits have began suggesting that the Crimson Devils should really set a deadline for a offer and former England goalkeeper Paul Robinson reckons they “turn their attentions elsewhere” with Youri Tielemans available.
When asked if Guy Utd should really move on if De Jong is probable to want to keep at Barcelona this summer season, Robinson advised Football Insider: “If the rumours are correct, Manchester United should walk away from it. I believe he has occur out and stated that he is not keen on leaving Barcelona.
“United maintain knocking and knocking. If it is genuine that he will consider a pay minimize, United have to switch their attentions somewhere else. They are losing their time otherwise.
“I consider they want to check out and get a offer for Tielemans in excess of the line.”