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TRANSFER NEWS: Arsenal Set To Rival Manchester United In Race To Sign Barcelona Star Frenkie De Jong

Arsenal have joined the race against Manchester United for Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong, as per The Mirror (through Barca Universal).

Frenkie de Jong is right now one of the most sought-after midfielders in the ongoing business sector. The Dutch midfielder has been vigorously connected with a transition to Manchester United in the mid year. The Red Devils are presently overseen by Erik ten Hag, under whom De Jong played while addressing Ajax.

As per the previously mentioned source, nonetheless, United could have rivalry as Arsenal to get the mark of Frenkie de Jong.

It is worth focusing on that De Jong profoundly wanted to join the Gunners from Ajax and continue in the strides of his godlike object Marc Overmars. The 25-year-old midfielder was cited as saying the accompanying back in 2019 (by means of The Mirror):

"I really thought Arsenal was really lovely previously. To me, I have had the accompanying rundown for quite a while: Ajax-Arsenal-Barcelona, call it the Marc Overmars course. Yet, indeed, in the event that you can go straightforwardly to Barcelona, then you are likewise correct where you need to be. Quicker than you at any point hoped against hope."

Barcelona, in the mean time, are available to selling De Jong in the event that they can get a critical cost for the midfielder. The Catalan goliaths know about the Dutchman's interest on the lookout and could offload him for an expense of around €85 million to adjust their funds.

As per Fabrizio Romano, in any case, Manchester United are currently in direct contact with Blaugrana to figure out an agreement for Frenkie de Jong. Barcelona are right now hanging tight for an initial bid from the Red Devils.

Both Arsenal and Manchester United are needing a new midfielder. Joined will lose Paul Pogba and Nemanja Matic on free exchanges in the late spring. The Gunners, then again, need a more imaginative choice in the center since Granit Xhaka, Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny are basically cautious leaning.

Weapons store and Manchester United will have it intense to draw Frenkie de Jong away from Barcelona

Both Arsenal and Manchester United will find it challenging to sign Frenkie de Jong from Barcelona in the mid year move window. As indicated by Barca Universal, De Jong has clarified that he wishes to remain at the Nou Camp for years to come.

The previous Ajax midfielder is additionally enthusiastic about contending in the UEFA Champions League next season. Both Manchester United and the Gunners, in the mean time, neglected to fit the bill for the Champions League and will rather contend in the UEFA Europa League during the 2022-23 season.

Frenkie de Jong showed up for the Catalan giants during the 2021-22 season and contributed four objectives and five helps en route.

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