Transfers News: After all, De Jong could have a future in Barcelona

    Despite everything that has happened with Frenkie de Jong over the summer, it looks like he may still have a role to play at Barcelona for years to come.

    The Dutch midfielder was a Manchester United target, whose manager Erik ten Hag worked with him at Ajax. United and Barcelona reportedly reached an agreement on the transfer fee, but ultimately De Jong chose to stay at Camp Nou, despite a strong effort by Ten Hag to get him to accept the move to Old Trafford.

    Barcelona wanted to sell the 26-year-old, but now the Mirror have reported having made a U-turn and are ready to give him a future at the club, provided he proves capable of replacing Sergio Busquets as the team’s midfielder from next season.

    Meanwhile, reports elsewhere suggest the Catalans are also looking at Wolverhampton Wonderers’ Ruben Neves for the role, and there are already a number of players in the club who would likely be able to do the job, such as Franck Kessie and Nico Gonzalez. , although the latter is currently on loan at Valencia.

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