Frenkie de Jong's proposed move to Manchester United is reportedly delaying the astonishing demand for wages from Barcelona.
Red Devilsbegan chasing Dutch International late last season when it was revealed thatPaul Pogbawould leave Old Trafford.
Barca has vehemently denied this claim, but is said to have reached a preliminary agreement between the clubs.
However, the transaction is reportedly postponed because United refused to cut down £ 24m of De John's unpaid wages.
According to the Spanish newspaperSport, De John's wages were reduced during the pandemic, reducing the financial burden on underfunded clubs. increase.
The Dutch payment packet was scheduled to return to normal in the coming season, following an agreement to postpone payment on his new contract.
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But United has an additional £ 24m Barca According to De Jung, who is said not to want to undertake.
The new Red Devil's boss, Erik Ten Hag, has made it a top priority to signDejonafter officially taking office as the permanent successor to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. I made it one of.
Tenhagmanaged his compatriots while in charge of Ajax and placed great trust in him in the middle of the park.
Barca President Joan Laporta has spoken out about his desire to keep the club in service, but 25-year-old De John sticks to his future at Know Camp. I'm continuing.
60-year-old Frenkie de Jong is a Barcelona player.
"I don't want to sell him unless I have another choice.
" There are clubs that want him, not just United. We're not going to sell him. , He wants to stay.
"Frenkie is considered by all experts to be one of the best midfielders in the world. I'm happy to welcome him.
"I will do everything I can to keep Frenkie here, but there are also salary issues that need to be adjusted."
United Will start the pre-season on Tuesday night in a friendly match against Thailand's fierce rival Liverpool.
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