Manchester United accepted the truth that their prime goal from this summer season Frenkie de Jong received’t be arriving at Previous Trafford. They had been relentlessly chasing the midfielder all summer season lengthy, solely to face rejection a number of instances. Consequently, they’re going to put a full cease on their summer season enterprise with offers closed for Ajax winger Antony and Newcastle United’s shot-stopper Martin Dubravka.
The Pink Devils’ new man on the helm, Erik ten Hag had straight away demanded the signing of a holding midfielder to eliminate the ‘Mc-Fred’ [McTominay and Fred] partnership. He additionally focused his former participant from Ajax Frenkie de Jong because the one to come back in via the doorways of Previous Trafford. Nonetheless, the Barca man selected to stay at his ‘dream’ membership and United as an alternative snapped up Actual Madrid’s Casemiro for £70 million [£60m fee+£10m add-ons].
Frenkie de Jong to remain at Barca after a chronic transfer-saga involving United, Chelsea
Frenkie de Jong has been a topic to headlines all through the summer season window for varied occasions. Man United approached him first for a switch, which was additional green-light by the Catalans membership to all people’s shock. Barcelona wanted to promote their prized asset in an effort to decrease their wage invoice to register their new signings which included the likes of Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha and Jules Kounde. The 2 golf equipment even went on to agree an enormous £71 million deal for a possible transfer of the midfielder.
Nonetheless, De Jong refused to go away the membership, and be part of the Pink Devils. The 25-year-old needed Champions League soccer which was not at providing at Previous Trafford. The Devils had been humbled final season to a sixth place end within the Premier League, leaving them with a ticket to Europa League. It not solely hampered their De Jong deal, but additionally compelled star ahead Cristiano Ronaldo to take the choice to stop the membership.
Additional on, new experiences revealed Barca owe their Dutch midfielder £17 million in differed wages which was additionally holding out the transfer. Nonetheless, Barcelona requested De Jong to just accept a wage reduce, or face authorized motion since they claimed his earlier contract extension to be ‘unlawful’ beneath the regime of Josep Bartomeu. In the course of this tiff, Chelsea joined United within the race to signal the midfielder.
The Blues even tabled the next bid than United and supplied Champions League soccer as nicely. De Jong nonetheless rejected the strategy and has now reportedly agreed to barter a salary-cut to remain put at Camp Nou. Consequently, United have given up on his pursuit and are content material with the signings they’ve made to this point.
Ten Hag welcomed Tyrell Malacia from Feyenoord [£13.5m], Christian Eriksen [free], Lisandro Martinez [£51m], Casemiro [£60m], Antony [£85.5m] and now Martin Dubravka [on loan]. Whereas one should depict United’s £227 million spending a mediocre one their signings, it’s what Ten Hag has to make do with.
Nonetheless, inside experiences counsel that they nonetheless stay involved in buying the companies of Frenkie de Jong in future switch home windows. For now nevertheless, Ten Hag has closed the De Jong chapter and wanting ahead to working with new signings. United are presently on their approach to restoration after dropping first two video games of the season, profitable two back-to-back over Liverpool and Southampton. It additionally appears Cristiano Ronaldo will stay with the membership, although its unimaginable to see the 37-year-old get up for the Europa League anthem.
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