Sudden loss of ‘genie’ in De Jong case; MU immediately spent 45 million euros on ‘Gemini’; … is the latest news for Manchester United club today, June 18
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Manchester United suddenly let Barcelona dominate De Jong case
The recent agreement by Barça to sell a 49% stake in Barcelona Licensing and Marketing (BLM) and share part of the revenue with its partners will help The Catalan giant has somehow escaped financial woes.
That left Manchester United abruptly losing ground in a deal to recruit Frenkie de Jong. Remember, before that, it was the Red Devils who had the upper hand, forcing Barca to “release” for a fee of around €85m (including add-ons).
Right now, it’s the Camp Nou who have the upper hand, as they prepare to keep the Dutch midfielder, if the Red Devils don’t accept a €100m payment for De Jong.
Buy the “sub double” now for €45 million
Missed opportunity to recruit Frenkie de Jong at ‘affordable’ price, Ten Hag desperate for his new team Vitinathe midfielder on Porto’s salary list this summer.
However, the deal requires Old Trafford to spend no less than 40 million euros. If not soon enough, Vitignac could fully “turn to Paris Saint-Germain”, with France following the aforementioned deal.
Jurrien Timber refuses to reunite with former teacher Ten Witch
According to various sources in the British media, it is almost certain that, Jurrien Timber will refuse to leave Ajax “Reunited” with his old Manchester United teacher Ten Hager.
The reason is given because he wants to keep his form at Ajax in order to secure an official World Cup berth at the end of the year, which United currently has little to offer.
Want to replace Pogba with Juventus’ Adrien Rabiot?
According to The Guardian, the Red Devils are keen to recruit Adrien Rabiot from Juventus to make up for losing Pogba this summer.
If they had a French star, Old Trafford would have to spend around £115,000 a week for the French star.
MU ‘lost its luster’ at negotiating table
According to journalist Chris Wheeler, Manchester United have lost some of their spark and ability to “master the transfer market” as it has repeatedly failed to attract current stars.
At the same time, the current stars have no interest in staying connected with a team that has already won 20 domestic cups.
Paul Pogba, Edinson Cavani, Jesse Lingard are the names to leave the team, and Dean Henderson, Anthony Martial or Eric Bailly are also set to leave the team.