What about the fate of Frenkie de Jong, after the Dutch midfielder came to Barcelona’s training center to pass medical tests before joining to put himself under the leadership of Xavi Hernandez.
As he was among the first to go to the training headquarters to undergo a medical examination, compatriot Memphis Depay, Spaniard Busquets, Eric Garcia, Jordi Alba, Ferran Torres, Jaffe, and defender Ronald Araujo, in addition to Oscar Mengueza, Martin Braithwaite and Samuel Umtiti, appeared.
Now that Barcelona officials are planning to hold important meetings soon to make important decisions regarding de Jong, Xavi will also meet sooner rather than later with Matteo Alemani and the rest of the sporting leadership to determine whether the Dutchman is necessary or not in the squad for next season.
But absent from the Barcelona training center is Ousmane Dembele, who Barcelona yesterday and is waiting to sign his new contract until 2024, after a long series about renewing it, after rejecting an offer in December, and Dembele will now receive a fixed percentage of 40% of what was proposed at that time.
Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez will sit with Frenkie de Jong to decide his fate, either by staying with the team or leaving to Manchester United, before heading to Miami to start the pre-season tour.
The Barcelona coach will hold another session with the Blaugrana administration, led by Mathieu Alemani, the sporting director, to inform them of the final decision on Frenkie de Jong, in addition to talking about more deals this summer.
Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong had told those close to him of his desire to continue playing at the Camp Nou, and to live in the Catalan city.
And that he is not interested in the offers he received from Manchester United during the past weeks, and regarding Chelsea’s interest, it remains just rumors from the English media.