Former Manchester United assistant manager Rene Meulensteen believes the club should do whatever it takes to sign Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong. Coming to Old Trafford this summer,
Manchester United tried hard to get the Dutch international midfielder last summer. And despite agreeing a fee with Barcelona, the player who rejected a move to
Manchester United ended up signing Casemiro instead, although they plan to bring in a central midfielder this summer. And Frenkie De Jong has been linked again.
“They need a really good midfield,” said Meulensteen. the UFABET report
Yet they are still 19 points adrift of leaders City with a massive gap to close, and Meulensteen feels a new top-class midfielder – namely Barcelona’s De Jong, who was a priority target last summer – would be the perfect addition.
“Yes, they already have Casemiro, plus Christian Eriksen and Bruno Fernandes – experienced. , full of quality – but with a few flaws as well Because they are mainly going forward.
“I’d give 100 per cent to get De Jong. He’s got energy, great technique. “As for frenkie
, I think to be honest, he’d be here if he wasn’t happy at Barcelona, but of course he’s very happy playing for Bar. Celona, otherwise he’d say, ‘OK, no problem, pull me over
. But I can understand why Ten Hag is trying to pester him.”