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Could Barcelona transfer Frenkie de Jong? Player’s father says five top European clubs are interested

Frenkie de Jong is unlikely to maneuver to Manchester United or Bayern Munich as a result of “unhealthy climate”, however the Barcelona midfielder’s father says five of Europe’s main clubs have inquired about signing him.

The Netherlands worldwide has confronted criticism this season for his performances with the Camp Nou aspect as Barca continues to battle in La Liga and lately suffered elimination within the UEFA Champions League.

De Jong, 24, has been highlighted by the Spanish media as one participant who may very well be bought to assist clear up the membership’s monetary disaster, and his father says there’s a number of curiosity in him.

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However, John de Jong insisted to Algemeen Dagblad {that a} transfer to United or Munich could not enchantment to the ex-Ajax star, saying: “It’s usually unhealthy climate there. Of course it is about soccer, but it surely does matter.

“Of course, I know that Barcelona needs money and a great offer for Frenkie could help, but I don’t see it happening anytime soon. Although, five top European clubs have all called.”

De Jong’s time at Barcelona

De Jong, who formally joined Barcelona in July 2019 on an $85 million transfer from Ajax, stays a mainstay within the Barca beginning XI, having made 19 appearances in all competitions this season. He has logged loads of minutes since his arrival, additionally taking part in in 93 matches within the two earlier seasons mixed.

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He has scored one objective and made two assists thus far this time period for Xavi’s aspect, who sit eighth in La Liga, 18 factors behind leaders Real Madrid.

The Catalan aspect dropped into the Europa League this yr after ending third of their Champions League group and can face Napoli in February knockout spherical playoff sequence.

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