Manchester United CEO Richard Arnold and director of soccer John Murtough have been snapped in Barcelona, resulting in speedy hypothesis that they’re there to debate the switch of Frenkie de Jong.
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As reported right here earlier, De Jong returned to Barcelona coaching at the moment after his vacation in America.
His agent, Ali Dursun, was anticipated to hitch him to debate his future with the Catalan membership.
United are identified to have made a bid of €65 million plus €20 million in variables for the participant, which Barcelona have bradly accepted, with simply the precise nature of the variables to be ironed out.
Nevertheless, the participant is owed round €17 million in again pay and can also be due two substantial pay rises within the subsequent two seasons at Barça.
The membership president Joan Laporta has publicly insisted the participant is just not on the market however it’s broadly believed that the membership have to promote the participant to boost funds to land their summer season switch targets.
Laporta has additionally publicly acknowledged that De Jong would wish to take a wage minimize if he’s to remain on the membership.
If Arnold and Murtough are there to debate De Jong, it indicators that the matter may very well be resolved fairly rapidly.
The Blaugrana are heading on tour in just a few days and all events will need the matter resolved by then.
There’s additionally the likelihood, albeit unlikely, that it’s one other participant who’s the explanation for his or her arrival.
Cristiano Ronaldo is on the lookout for a brand new membership and United’s administrators would like that vacation spot to be abroad.
Nevertheless, it’s exhausting to think about how the Catalans may take up his wages, even when he have been to take a drastic minimize, with out releasing the Dutchman.
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