United will apparently have to pay round £72m for the Dutchman, who Ten Hag labored alongside at Ajax. That would deplete a funds that should go in direction of a significant overhaul at Outdated Trafford. The membership has a squad that has turn into stale and critically underperformed final season. United completed sixth and their 58 factors was their worst tally within the Premier League period. Work in direction of these main modifications has already begun with the affirmation of 4 key departures. Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard, Edinson Cavani and Juan Mata will all depart when their contracts expire on the finish of June. United have been linked with a number of transfers provided that they seem to wish gamers throughout all outfield areas. De Jong has been earmarked as a possible new midfielder, whereas United are additionally eager to signal a striker.