Barça: a new XXL offer arrives for De Jong

Three years after his arrival at FC Barcelona, ​​Frenkie De Jong (23) has probably never been so close to leaving in Catalonia.

According to information from Guardian, Manchester United should return to the charge with a new offer for FC Barcelona. This proposal would be around 70 million euros excluding bonuses according to information from the British daily. In the grip of financial difficulties, the Blaugrana club is not closed to the hypothesis of a departure but would retain to recover a check for at least 85 million euros for its Dutch international.

A replacement already identified?

According to the Spanish press, Xavi has already identified Frenkie de Jong’s potential replacement. The Catalan technician has slipped the name of Ilkay Gundogan at the top of his shortlist for this summer transfer window. The Manchester City player is not unanimous within the recruitment cell because of his physical fragility but the Barcelona coach will undoubtedly have the last word. When he arrived, Xavi had indeed insisted on having a lot of room for maneuver in the transfer window. The German international was already coveted by Barça when he was at Borussia Dortmund but Joan Laporta may have a different opinion from his predecessor. As a reminder, the Catalan club is studying the track leading to Bernardo Silva in parallel. The Portuguese international seems tempted by a new adventure to regain more playing time but his market value is very high for such a debt-ridden club.

De Jong stays focused on his future

Frenkie de Jong, spoke again about his situation this week on the sidelines of the victory in the Nations League of the Netherlands against Wales (3-2). “You’re always flattered when teams are interested in you as a player, but I’m at the biggest club in the world right now”an informed Dutch midfielder.

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