Frenkie de Jong may very well be unveiled as a Manchester United participant by the weekend, in accordance with a dependable supply.
The Dutchman is extensively reported to be Erik ten Hag’s high switch precedence for United this summer season as he makes an attempt to rebuild a midfield that has misplaced Nemanja Matic and Paul Pogba this month.
Talks have been painstakingly sluggish between the 2 golf equipment however Sky Sports activities Germany’s Mr Dependable, Florian Plettenburg, claims that the drawn out saga is about to achieve a conclusion.
“Replace De Jong: Ten Hag wished him, he’ll get him!;” Plettenburg tweeted final evening.
“The deal is within the last levels. De Jong is on verge to affix #MUFC!
“Been informed that de Jong may very well be offered on the weekend. Nevertheless it’s not 100 % secure proper now. There are plans to current him within the stadium.”
Replace De Jong: Ten Hag wished him, he’ll get him! The deal is within the last levels. De Jong is on verge to affix #MUFC! Been informed that de Jong may very well be offered on the weekend. Nevertheless it’s not 100 % secure proper now. There are plans to current him within the stadium. @SkySportDE 🇳🇱 https://t.co/lS0HWsEqtt
— Florian Plettenberg (@Plettigoal) June 29, 2022
The report can be music to the ears of beleaguered United followers who regarded set to endure one other summer season of “will he, received’t he” over the membership’s important switch goal.
Problems seemed to be mounting yesterday when Spanish outlet Sport claimed that De Jong was refusing to go away Barça and that he was even pondering of sacking his agent due to the stress he was placing him underneath to affix the Pink Devils.
Nevertheless, this report was later debunked by The Guardian’s Jamie Jackson.
“De Jong has beforehand said contentment on the Catalan membership and is believed to have been not sure concerning United lack’s of Champions League soccer,” Jackson wrote.
“But the Guardian perceive the 25-year-old is now minded to signal for United and rejoin Ten Hag after working underneath the Dutchman at Ajax.
“A price of an preliminary €65m (£56.2m) plus add-ons that might take it to €85m has been agreed in precept and negotiations at the moment are centred across the participant’s private phrases.”
A earlier report steered that these phrases will contain a wage of £350,000 per week, which might make him the membership’s joint third highest earner with Jadon Sancho (supply: spotrac).
If true, this is able to be a giant enhance on his present wage of round £282,000 per week (supply: Marca).
With De Jong reportedly nonetheless on vacation in America, the possibilities of that weekend unveiling do appear slim, however Plettenburg’s info is often stable, so there are good grounds for followers to be assured once more.