Manchester United Target Frenkie de Jong Opens Door to Barcelona Exit – Man United News And Transfer News

FC Barcelona star Frenkie de Jong has additional stoked rumours that he might be about to swap the Catalan membership for Manchester United this summer season.

The 25-year-old is believed to be the primary goal to assist overhaul the Reds’ lacklustre midfield below new supervisor Erik ten Hag.

And De Jong was in glowing kind as Louis van Gaal‘s Netherlands ran out 4-1 winners over Belgium in final evening’s Nation’s League encounter.

The midfield ace completed the sport with a powerful set of stats that showcased his standing as probably the most influential cogs in Van Gaal’s spectacular aspect.

Statman Dave (@StatmanDave) tweeted:
Frenkie de Jong’s recreation by numbers vs Belgium:

100% lengthy passes (3/3)
100% aerial duels received (3/3)
100% dribbles accomplished (2/2)
100% tackles received
94% cross accuracy (77 succ.)
93 complete touches
6 ball recoveries
4 probabilities created
1 help

Does all of it.

Whereas his all-action show caught the eye, it was his post-match feedback that actually dominated headlines throughout Europe.

A lot has been mentioned about De Jong’s failure to persistently carry his A-game to the Camp Nou, with some onlookers believing that he’s been misused by the likes of Ronald Koeman and present coach Xavi.

The evergreen performances of Barca stalwart Sergio Busquets have seen the previous Ajax star enjoying in a extra superior position than his most popular No.6 place.

And De Jong ensured the controversy over his future would rumble on, as he opened up about his Barca struggles after the comfy victory.

As coated by Mundo Deportivo, the Dutchman mentioned, “I play very otherwise right here than at Barça. I believe this fits me significantly better,”

“I wish to be the primary participant to obtain the ball from defenders and join with the assault”.

Absolutely music to the ears of United followers determined to maneuver on from the completely mentioned limitations of Fred and Scott McTominay.

And, whereas the midfield ace’s feedback fell wanting that summer season staple, the come-and-get-me plea, they had been sufficient to persuade some with Barca connections that the switch will occur.

Jonas Adnan Giæver tweeted:

“I’m on the stage now the place I’d be extra shocked if Frenkie de Jong stays at Barcelona, relatively than signal for Man United.”

Whereas The Athletic’s Sam Pilger has steered that the wheels are already in movement for a fast decision to the summer season’s present ‘will-he-won’t-he’ switch saga.

“MUFC stay optimistic of signing Frankie de Jong. They’ve held talks with Barcelona, and a deal might occur shortly as quickly because the participant accepts they’re ready to promote him.”

Reds’ followers might be determined for extra optimistic De Jong information within the coming days. A lot will rely on whether or not the previous Ten Hag disciple could be satisfied by his former supervisor’s new undertaking.

After final season, he’ll want all his powers of persuasion.