Koeman reveals what De Jong told him about moving to Manchester United

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Ronald Koeman, former Barcelona manager. He has revealed what Erik ten Hag’s number one target midfielder. Frankie de Jong has told him about a move to Manchester United.

  Ronald Koeman has revealed that Frankie de Jong has told him. He wants to stay at Barcelona amid growing speculation. That he is preparing to move to Manchester United. The Netherlands national team star player is the target of the team’s No 1 Eric Ten Hag. The new boss of the Red Devils who want to create a new central field. With this 25-year-old player at the center.

          Ten Hag previously worked with De Jong during his time together at Ajax. He sees the highly advanced midfielder as important to football as he would like to use at Old Traf. Manchester United failed to make their first offer for Barcelona. ​​But latest reports suggest they are now close to reaching a £68m deal with the UFABET club. Throw in and possibly sign a contract within the next week.

Sportsmail sources say the deal between Manchester United and Barcelona. The Dutchman is ’90 per cent complete. Leaving only the subtleties of the deal to be concluded. It is understood Manchester United will pay an initial £55 million to the Spanish club. And the value could rise to nearly 70 million pounds. The deal expected to be complete within this week.

          The Daily Star reports that Manchester United are close to signing the player who will be the first signing of the Ten Hag era, De Jong , given the player’s starting price. At 56 million pounds, which will increase to 70 million pounds in add-ons that may follow later. De Jong is expected to sign a five-year contract with a salary of up to £250,000-a-week. The additional bonuses have not yet been finalized. But negotiations on personal terms between the Red Devils and the players have been smooth. It is understood the deal is likely to be finalized in the coming days. 

          Barcelona manager Xavi wants to keep De Jong at the club. But the Catalan giants needed to raise money quickly to help them secure their target players. Including Robert Lewandowski while Koeman . He was previously the coach of De Jong at club and national level and has maintained a close relationship with the player, who he says wants to stay at Barcelona .

         “The only thing I know is that Frankie wants to stay at Barca,” Koeman told Esport 3. “A few days ago he told me he wanted to stay. What I don’t know is Does Barca want to sell him or need the money? because he is one of the few players they can make good money, but for me De Jong is a great player for Barca.”