Barcelona boss Xavi ‘endorses’ Frenkie de Jong to Man Utd switch in main serving to hand | Soccer | Sport

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Barcelona boss Xavi has reportedly endorsed Frenkie de Jong’s transfer to Manchester United as he needs to clean up his facet’s midfield. De Jong joined Barcelona from Ajax in 2019 however has been tipped to finish his stint with the Catalan giants and signal for the Purple Devils this summer season.De Jong has been a daily within the Barcelona workforce since shifting to the Nou Camp for £65million and has made 138 appearances for the membership. However he has did not hit the heights anticipated of him.And, in accordance with Spanish outlet Cuatro, Xavi is completely happy for the midfielder to half methods with the membership, as are the board and president Joan Laporta. Xavi would then flip his consideration to signing new midfielders who perceive the kind of soccer he needs to play.Barcelona wish to offload De Jong within the opening days of the summer season switch window and are hoping to promote him for across the identical value as they purchased him for. And De Jong is alleged to welcome a brand new problem as he hasn’t precisely been lauded by his present supervisor.READ MORE: Liverpool fired Klopp warning as Reds suggested to ‘transfer on’ from SalahTen Hag is clearly a giant admirer of De Jong and would absolutely hand him a key position if he can entice him to Outdated Trafford. The Purple Devils’ midfield has been an issue space this season, with Fred and Scott McTominay each coming below fireplace at occasions. And Paul Pogba seems set to go away the 13-time Premier League champions on the finish of the season when his contract expires. So Ten Hag will need De Jong to make a distinction.If Barca can claw again the identical amount of money they purchased De Jong for, it can assist the membership ease their ongoing monetary issues. The Catalan giants have been hit arduous by the coronavirus pandemic and have been pressured to chop prices by a big quantity in recent times. And that would play into United’s fingers as they give the impression of being to land a participant who might be anticipated to stroll the stroll within the Premier League.Need the most recent Premier League information as we publish it on Specific Sport? Be a part of our model new Fb group by clicking right here

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