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Manchester United deal for £70m Frenkie de Jong is 90 per cent complete

BREAKING NEWS: Manchester United deal for £70m Frenkie de Jong is 90 per cent complete – with Barcelona receiving an initial £55m for Erik ten Hag’s number 1 target

  • Manchester United’s deal to sign Frenkie de Jong is nearing completion
  • The transfer is 90 percent done with only the finer details to be ironed out
  • The Barcelona midfielder – who could cost £70m – was Erik ten Hag’s main target
  • The pair worked together at Ajax when they reached the semi-finals of the Champions League

Manchester United are nearing a deal to sign Erik ten Hag’s number 1 transfer target Frenkie de Jong.

Sportsmail sources have indicated that an agreement between United and Barcelona for the Holland star is ’90 per cent’, with only the finer details of the deal yet to be finalized.

It is clear that United will pay around £55million to the Spanish club for De Jong. That fee could amount to nearly £70 million.

Manchester United's deal to sign Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong is 90 percent complete

Manchester United’s deal to sign Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong is 90 percent complete

New United boss Erik ten Hag comes closer to landing his number 1 transfer target De Jong - who worked with him at Ajax

New United boss Erik ten Hag comes closer to landing his number 1 transfer target De Jong – who worked with him at Ajax

A full deal has yet to be found, but there is a growing sense that a deal could be struck this week.

De Jong is open to a contract with United and it will probably not be a problem to agree personal terms with the Dutchman.

The Holland international has emerged as United’s number 1 summer transfer target as Ten Hague tries to rebuild a team that struggled last season

De Jong and Ten Hag reportedly have a close bond from their time when they worked together in the Amsterdam Arena.

Indeed, the lure of a reunion with Ten Hag has been described as a key factor in De Jong’s willingness to become a United player this summer.



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