Manchester United administrators have travelled to Barcelona in a bid to discover a breakthrough in a deal to signal Frenkie de Jong.
The membership’s chief govt officer, Richard Arnold, and director of soccer John Murtough have travelled to Spain with a view to maintain face-to-face talks with Barcelona as a possible deal drags on.
United are understood to have agreed an preliminary charge of €65m (£55m) with Barcelona for the midfielder, with a possible additional €20m (€17m) in add-ons.
Nonetheless, the transfer has been difficult as a consequence of Barcelona’s monetary scenario with the Catalans reported to owe the 25-year-old round £17m in deferred wages and bonuses, agreed in a bid to assist the membership fight the price of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Athletic are reporting that United’s hierarchy have now travelled to Barcelona in a bid to finalise an settlement because the Purple Devils look to safe Erik ten Hag’s primary switch goal.
De Jong excelled underneath Ten Hag’s administration at Ajax, forming a part of the crew that reached the Champions League semi-finals in 2018/19, earlier than shifting to Barcelona in 2019.
United have made only one signing to this point this summer time, bringing in Tyrell Malacia from Feyenoord, and are persevering with to work on offers for each De Jong and free agent Christian Eriksen.
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