Erik ten Hag has refused to debate Manchester United’s curiosity in Frenkie de Jong and insists he’s ‘pleased with the present squad’.
United start their Premier League marketing campaign with a house conflict in opposition to Brighton on Sunday, although the switch window stays open till September 1.
Ten Hag’s first summer season in cost has seen three new additions up to now, with Tyrell Malacia, Christian Eriksen and Lisandro Martinez all arriving at Outdated Trafford.
Talking at his pre-match press convention forward of the membership’s conflict with the Seagulls, the Dutchman insists he’s content material with the present choices in his squad.
“I’ve a squad and I’m pleased with the present squad, we make good progress, I’m pleased with the signings till now. You don’t want any participant, you want the best participant, that’s what we’re working for.
“If it’s not the best participant, no, we want the best gamers.”
Ten Hag was requested particularly on the membership’s curiosity in De Jong, having chased a deal for the Barcelona midfielder for a lot of the summer season.
United are reported to have agreed an preliminary price for the 25-year-old earlier within the window, however there has since been little progress on a deal and Chelsea have emerged as rivals for his signature.
Ten Hag refused to touch upon De Jong, who he coached throughout his time at Ajax, and says he’s not keen to debate gamers contracted to rival golf equipment.
“We wish Frenkie? It’s about the best gamers and I can’t give feedback on a participant beneath contract at one other membership.
“While you work with and develop gamers in your present squad, on this second we have now gamers in that place who carry out very well.”
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