Frenkie de Jong is close to becoming Erik ten Hag’s first signing as Manchester United manager; “Broad agreement” on fee – believed to be €65m (£56m) plus performance-related add-ons; 25-year-old midfielder made 46 appearances for Barcelona during the 2021/22 campaign
Tuesday 28 June 2022 11:20, UK
Manchester United are close to agreeing a deal with Barcelona for midfielder Frenkie de Jong.
Sky Sports News has been told the clubs have a “broad agreement” on the fee – believed to be €65m (£56m) plus performance-related add-ons.
Discussions continue over the finer details of the deal and there is still work to do but there appears an increased confidence a deal can be struck.
Personal terms are not expected to be a problem.
The Dutchman made 46 appearances for Barcelona last term and has four years remaining on his current contract at the Nou Camp.