Manchester United target Frenkie De Jong ‘fading away’ at Barcelona; has not ruled out summer exit

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By Andrew Thompson Published: April 27, 2022 6:24 pm
Last Updated: April 27, 2022 10:34 pm

Manchester United people     Frenkie De Jong ‘fading away’ astatine  Barcelona; has not ruled retired  summertime  exit

Dutch planetary midfielder Frenkie de Jong could beryllium successful enactment for a alteration of scenery aft reports person begun to aboveground that the Barcelona midfielder is unsettled successful Catalunya, and has begun to ‘fade away’ astatine the club, with Manchester United perchance acceptable to benefit.

As reported by Spanish outlet Marca and cited by Stretty News, De Jong is said to beryllium ‘not wholly blessed astatine the club’ and could adjacent see leaving this summertime contempt Barça manager Xavi denying reports that the Dutchman is perchance connected unsure footing astatine the Camp Nou.

Reported Manchester United people Frenkie de Jong ‘not wholly happy’ astatine Barcelona and isn’t ruling retired an exit

— utdreport (@utdreport) April 27, 2022

This surely could beryllium of involvement to United who is unquestionably going to beryllium successful the hunt for much than 1 midfielder this summertime aft some Paul Pogba and Nemanja Matić are acceptable for exits from Old Trafford successful conscionable a fewer month’s time.

But the developments unfolding astatine United regarding the authoritative assignment of existent AFC Ajax brag Erik 10 Hag could summation rumours that De Jong would beryllium an perfect transportation people arsenic the nine volition look to retool nether the Dutch tactician.

One specified subordinate that United could determination for is Leeds United leader Kalvin Phillips, but links betwixt De Jong and Ten Hag, who truthful successfully worked unneurotic astatine Ajax previously, could mean that helium whitethorn leap into the caput of the transportation queue.

Manchester United people     Frenkie De Jong ‘fading away’ astatine  Barcelona; has not ruled retired  summertime  exit

BARCELONA, SPAIN – DECEMBER 04: Frenkie De Jong of FC Barcelona runs with the shot during the La Liga Santander lucifer betwixt FC Barcelona and Real Betis astatine Camp Nou connected December 04, 2021 successful Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Eric Alonso/Getty Images)

Further reports via Forbes suggest that 1 of the reasons De Jong could permission successful the summer, with United definite to ellipse should that beryllium the case, comes successful the aftermath of the nine deciding to sack erstwhile manager Ronald Koeman earlier hiring nine fable Xavi arsenic his replacement.

It is said that De Jong and Koeman had formed a peculiar narration during their clip unneurotic and his presumption nether the legendary Dutch midfielder saw him emergence to untouchable presumption astatine Barcelona, but since Xavi has travel in, Barcelona youngsters Pedri and Gavi person risen to prominence, often astatine his expense.

With an ever-reducing relation astatine the club, a caller commencement to beingness could beryllium conscionable what the doc ordered for the Dutch international, which could adjacent impact a re-formed midfield enslaved with person and planetary teammate Donny van de Beek, who could besides beryllium acceptable for different accidental astatine United erstwhile Ten Hag officially arrives.

This nonfiction was edited by Ben Browning.

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