- To this day, sources close to the Dutch footballer insist on staying firm in his position of continuing as a Barca player
The FC Barcelona would see with good eyes the departure of Frenkie de Jong this summer. It is known that at a financial level, the Barca club needs to get rid of salary mass and the transfer of the Dutch midfielder would be a good amount for the Barcelona club’s cash. Despite this, when talking about Chelsea‘s growing interest in the Dutchman, sources close to the player maintain their position: today, they respect the contract with Barcelona.
That does not mean that the player can end up leaving Barcelona in this market, but his position remains firm. The intention of continue to fulfill the commitment that binds him to the Catalan club until 2026.
Meanwhile, Chelsea are interested in Frenkie de Jong and he appears as the only option that could convince the Dutchman. And it is that the footballer, in the event that he had to leave Barca, would only go to a big club with options to win titles and play the Champions League next season, requirements that Tuchel’s team meets. On the other hand, precisely, for this reason, he ruled out Manchester United, despite the fact that he has Erik ten Hag on the bench, his great supporter at Ajax.