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Manchester United's target is on his way to Paris Saint-Germain

By Harry Smith

Manchester United's target is on his way to Paris Saint-Germain

It looks like Manchester United will only focus on closing Frenkie De Jong

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At this point it is no secret that Manchester United are on the lookout for a centre-midfielder that could help the team both in defense and attack. As called in England a ‘box to box player’. Erik ten Hag’s priority has always been Frenkie De Jong as he has already coached the player during his time at Ajax where the footballer had a breakout season.

For this reason, Manchester United have been very patient with De Jong. The club reached an agreement with FC Barcelona for the player over a month ago. However, the ex-Ajax player has refused to leave his current club as he still has more years in his contract, and they owe him some differed wages.

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Yesterday it was reported by Goal’s James Robson that the ‘Red Devils’ had now considered Fabian Ruiz as a new alternative in case the Dutch midfielder did not ended up coming to Old Trafford. In spite of that, today it was confirmed by Fabrizio Romano that PSG are closing the signing of the Spanish player.

Manchester United will not give up

Several sources near the club state that Manchester United and Erik ten Hag are still convinced that De Jong will end up playing at Old Trafford this season. Nevertheless, it is worth noting that Romano has also reported that Chelsea will push harder for the 25-year-old centre-midfielder.

 


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