Frenkie de Jong could spark Chelsea anger as agent makes key Barcelona claim as Man Utd monitor

Frenkie de Jong could spark Chelsea anger as agent makes key Barcelona claim as Man Utd monitor

Chelsea will face competition to sign Frenkie de Jong this summer, but it won't be coming from Manchester United despite Erik ten Hag's interest in the player. Thomas Tuchel is determined to add a new midfielder to his squad in order to bring in creativity and energy to the centre of the park and the Blues have been given continued reason to believe a deal could be done as Barcelona's financial situation leaves all possibilities on the table entering the final month of the window. The Catalan club already owe the 25-year-old £17m in deferred wages, an issue which is causing de Jong a dilemma despite it being reported that he would like to remain at the club if the option remains open. Chelsea are now preparing to put his …
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