Frenkie de Jong’s agent has reportedly flown into London as Chelsea try and hijack Manchester United’s move for the Dutchman. The midfielder has been a goal of the Red Devils all summer long, but they’re struggling to agree a take care of Barcelona.
The La Liga giants are considered able to sell him, despite club president Joan Laporta’s recent denials, as a consequence of their severe financial problems. Up to now, United have didn’t stump up the money mandatory to tempt them into sanctioning his exit.
And that has opened the door to Chelsea, who’re finally stepping up their very own transfer business. Thomas Tuchel is considered keen so as to add a midfielder to his squad, with De Jong emerging as a possible goal.
Amid those reports, De Jong’s representatives are thought to have jumped on a plane to the English capital. In accordance with reports in Spain, his agent has arrived in London to satisfy with United over their client’s potential transfer.
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