Barça Mercato: Strengthened with the arrival of Jules Kounde, Barcelona is fixed for the future of Frenkie de Jong after the exit of President Laporta.
Barça Mercato: Joan Laporta speaks about Frenkie de Jong
The soap opera of the summer at FC Barcelona continues. Will he leave? Will not leave? The future of Frenkie de Jong is still in suspense. The Dutch international wants to stay in Catalonia, while his salary is a problem for the Blaugrana. The market value of the former Ajax prodigy would also allow Barça to make a sale of up to 85 million euros. Elements that have pushed the Catalans to put Frenkie de Jong on sale. After the refusal of the Dutch midfielder to join Manchester United, the Catalan management wanted the player to lower his salary to stay.
The president of Barça, Joan Laporta, spoke about his situation. “Frenkie de Jong is a Barça player. The club wants him to stay and he wants to stay. We will do everything possible for him to stay and I hope he will also do everything possible to stay.” The president of Barcelona puts pressure on Frenkie de Jong with this media release. The ball is now in the court of the player who will have to lower his salary to stay. The situation is urgent for Barcelona, which must reduce its wage bill to register new recruits.
Barça Mercato : Frenkie de Jong should stay in Barcelona
The Dutch international is expected to continue his romance this season with Barcelona. Frenkie de Jong could therefore accept a reduction in his salary. If not, the Barça leaders have found a solution that could suit everyone. The Blaugrana would be willing to accept a loan of the Dutch midfielder. This formula would allow Frenkie de Jong to return in a year and Barça not to pay his full salary. This solution could seduce big European teams like Paris Saint-Germain or Manchester City.