De Jong agrees personal terms with Manchester United as Barcelona officially placed €100M transfer fee on the Dutch midfielder.
Manchester United have been working on a deal to sign Frenkie De Jong from Barcelona this summer, after the arrival of Erik Ten Hag.
The manager wants to make Frenkie as a statement signing and he wants to build the team around him next season. He is set to become Man Utd first summer signing.
According to Reports, Manchester United opened talks with Barcelona since on the first of June, but no agreement between the two clubs as of today.
Manchester United have made their opening proposal for the Dutch midfielder, but their offer was turned down by Barcelona.
REPORTS: De Jong agrees personal terms
Manchester United are confident that they will reach an agreement with Barcelona over the transfer fee, but the major problem is to convince the player.
It was reported that he has agreed to join Manchester United this summer, after signals from the board that he is no longer needed.
He understands the club’s current situation, but he wants to stay at the club despite that he is unhappy with his position at the club and.
How much did Barcelona want for De Jong?
Barcelona want around €85m-€100m for Frenkie, but Manchester United made a €60m + €10m offer for the player. It was rejected by the club and it was said that tye club will return back with an improved bid.
Manchester United knew that Barcelona will not accept their first offer for the Dutch midfielder.
Fabrizio Romano has stated that Frenkie hasn’t indicate his desire to anyone while other sources from Spain claimed that he has already agreed to join Ten Hag.
Talks are still on between the two clubs as they are set to find an agreement.