Frenkie de Jong and his agent ‘very angry’ with Barcelona ahead of final meeting that will decide Man Utd move
Posted by  badge Boss on Jul 12
De Jong’s future will be decided this week (Picture: Getty)

Frenkie de Jong and his agent are said to be furious with ahead of more crunch talks this week.

are still hopeful of signing the Netherlands international this summer with Erik ten Hag making him his top transfer target.

United are thought to have agreed an initial fee with the Spanish giants but a complicated deal is still some way off completion.

De Jong is set to return to training on Monday with his agent Ali Dursun also in the city for a meeting with the club this week, eager to know first-hand what the club’s position is, according to .

The report says there is ‘great anger’ among the two with how Barcelona are handling de Jong’s future, frustrated with how news of negotiations with United has been L***ed in recent weeks.

De Jong remains ten Hag’s top target (Picture: Getty)

De Jong and his agent were also angered when details of the 25-year-old’s contract appeared in the Spanish press. Sport last week revealed the staggering numbers behind his current deal, with de Jong also owed £17m in deferred wages.

Marca add de Jong and his agent now believe there is a ‘propaganda campaign’ against the player to force him out of the club.

During this week’s meeting, Barcelona will ask de Jong to take a significant salary reduction, with the former Ajax star sent to bank €21million next season under his current terms. If de Jong does not accept the proposal, Barcelona will sanction his exit.

De Jong has previously stated his is happy to stay at his ‘dream club’ with Marca claiming his preference as it stands is to stay at the Camp Nou.  

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has publicly stated de Jong will remain at the club despite agreeing a transfer fee in the region of £55m with United.

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