Bayern Munich Set to Hijack Deal for Barcelona Outcast Frenkie De Jong Before Transfer Window Closes

  • Bayern Munich are considering a late loan swoop for Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong before the transfer window shuts down
  • Barcelona are eager to offload the Dutch midfielder as they seek to get rid of his massive wages from their payroll
  • Frenkie de Jong does not plan on leaving Barcelona as he feels settled at the club and the city and wishes to succeed at Camp Nou

Frenkie de Jong could end up playing in the German Bundesliga this season as Bayern Munich are now interested in signing the Dutch midfielder from Barcelona.

The Dutch midfielder has been an outcast recently from the La Liga side as Barcelona are eager to get rid of the wages to help the financially strapped side raise funds.

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Frenkie De Jong’s future has been a topic of hot debate all through the summer, as Barcelona hopes to offload the 25-year-old midfielder. Photo by NurPhoto
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According to Barca Universal, Bayern Munich are now considering signing the €85 million worth Barcelona star on loan in a deal similar to the one they had with Phillipe Coutinho in 2019.

Frenkie de Jong is still adamant about leaving the Camp Nou this summer and is determined to succeed at Barcelona despite the La Liga club’s wish of selling him to raise funds to buy new players.

Manchester United had earlier signified interest in signing De Jong from Barcelona and had tabled an €85 million bid for the Dutch defender but failed to secure the services of the 25-year-old midfielder.

Barcelona order meeting to sell Frenkie de Jong

Meanwhile, Manchester United has been given one last hope of signing Barcelona midfielder, Frenkie de Jong before the summer transfer window closes.

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According to Manchester Evening News, the La Liga side has called a meeting with the player and demanded that De Jong either accept the Red Devils’ offer to join them in the Premier League or cut his current wage in half.

The 25-year-old is reportedly one of the six players Barcelona needs to let go before the transfer market closes on September 1.

Real Madrid midfielder blasts Barcelona over the treatment of Frenkie De Jong

Earlier, Sports Brief reported former Real Madrid midfielder Rafael van der Vaart has criticised FC Barcelona over the way they are handling their midfielder Frenkie de Jong.

The Camp Nou outfit have faced a lot of backlash in recent weeks, especially for their treatment of the Dutch player.

The Spanish giants are doing their best to force the 25-year-old out of the club this summer in order to get the Dutchman’s massive salary off their books.

Author: Chukwu Ikechukwu

 

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