De Jong Is Getting Closer To Chelsea, And Manchester United Is Prepared To Give Up On Him
The possibility of Manchester United ever signing Barcelona midfielder Frenkie De Jong is starting to fade.
The Red Devils are reportedly all but out of the running to sign the highly regarded Dutch international, according to a recent report from Mail+.
It is no secret that De Jong has been Erik ten Hag's top priority since taking over at Manchester United, but despite weeks of back-and-forth negotiations, a deal to bring the midfielder to Old Trafford is now farther away than it has ever been.
Although the midfielder's future at the Nou Camp is still in question, Todd Boehly's Chelsea are in the best position to bring him to England's top division.
Xavi speaks on Frenkie de Jong joining Manchester United
Xavi Hernandez, Barcelona's manager, has ruled out the chance of midfielder Frenkie de Jong leaving the club, despite reports linking him with Manchester United.According to Xavi, De Jong must stay at Barcelona in order to become one of the finest midfielders in the world.De Jong had been linked with a move to Manchester United, with Erik ten Hag, De Jong's former manager, taking over at Old Trafford this summer.However, Xavi has hinted that he is happy with De Jong...
Barcelona’s final decision on selling De Jong to Chelsea, Man United revealed
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I like him, he’s different – Gary Neville, Ian Wright, De Jong agree on Portugal star
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