Frenkie de Jong’s future at Barcelona was one of the vital adopted tales of the summer season.
Manchester United chased the midfielder closely all through the window however didn’t persuade the Dutch star to maneuver to Previous Trafford after the Premier League membership agreed to pay Barcelona a assured payment of €75m plus one other €10m in add-ons for the 25-year-old, reported The Athletic.
Chelsea had been one other membership involved in De Jong, based on The Athletic, however the London membership by no means cemented their curiosity with an official bid for the Dutch midfielder.
Following that summer season curiosity, De Jong has now been talking in regards to the occasions that unfolded over the summer season. The Barcelona star informed NOS through Fabrizio Romano:
“Chelsea and Man United curiosity? I already determined in Might that I wished to remain at Barcelona.
“I by no means modified this determination in the course of the summer season,” De Jong said.
“I by no means modified this determination in the course of the summer season”, Frenkie added. pic.twitter.com/WoxthKiKWU
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) September 21, 2022
De Jong confirmed what many felt and reported over the summer season, that the star merely did to wish to go away the Camp Nou. The 25-year-old has a contract at Barcelona till 2026 and is anticipated to remain in Spain for a lot of extra years.
The Dutch star has not been a constant starter underneath Xavi this season however did play back-to-back video games in La Liga for the primary time this marketing campaign just lately as he seems to cement his place within the Barca first 11.