Frenkie de Jong has been included as a part of the Barcelona squad for his or her pre-season tour of the US – regardless of the membership agreeing a £63 million price with Manchester United for his companies.
The Dutchman has been United’s primary goal this summer time, with new supervisor Erik ten Hag eager to reunite with the previous Ajax star and make him the lynchpin within the Purple Devils’ midfield.
As reported by Sportsmail earlier this week, United’s Richard Arnold and John Murtough have been in Spain to thrash out a take care of Barca sporting director Jordi Cruyff, director of soccer Mateu Alemany and sports activities vice-president Rafa Yuste.
Frenkie De Jong is again in coaching at Barca and is heading to the US as a part of their pre-season tour
Manchester United supervisor Erik ten Hag desires to be reunited with De Jong at Outdated Trafford
Nonetheless, De Jong is reluctant to make the transfer to the Premier League membership and is eager on staying on the Nou Camp.
There might be a stumbling block for the 25-year-old although, with Barcelona reportedly telling De Jong that he might be required to take a big minimize on his £5m-a-year wage if he needs to remain on the membership.
It’s believed the midfield star is ‘not open to’ that after already agreeing to defer round £17 million of his wages in the course of the pandemic.
Barca had been contemplating leaving De Jong at dwelling amid doubts over his future in Spain.
Barcelona have taken a 28-man squad to their tour of the States, which incorporates new signings Raphinha, Franck Kessie and Andreas Christensen.
Raphinha lastly joined Barca this week after a protracted switch that nearly noticed the Brazilian signal for Chelsea earlier than securing the £55 million change to Spain, which he has described as his dream transfer.
Xavi’s aspect additionally look to be on the verge of lastly finalising a deal for Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski.
Raphinha turned the newest Brazilian star to put on the well-known Barcelona shirt this week
Barcelona are set to finish the signing of Polish striker Robert Lewandowski from Bayern
A price of £42 million has been agreed with the German giants and the Polish star is about to fly out at this time to seal the transfer.
There is also additional exits out of the Nou Camp door, with Martin Braithwaite, Samuel Umtiti, Oscar Mingueza, Riqui Puig and Neto all disregarded of the pre-season squad and seemingly not a part of Xavi’s plans.
The Spanish giants are scheduled to play 4 video games throughout their tour of the US, together with a conflict with David Beckham’s Inter Miami, glamour matches with Real Madrid in Las Vegas and Juventus in Dallas earlier than ending up with a match towards New York Purple Bulls.
Xavi has indicated who he desires to maneuver on by leaving a number of gamers out of his pre-season squad