Although he didn’t get the result he was hoping for, Todd Boehly personally met with Frenkie de Jong, a midfielder for Barcelona, about a prospective transfer to Stamford Bridge..
The 25-year-old was sought after by Manchester United for a selection of weeks, and also Chelsea has nowadays joined the fray. He’s at the middle of the summer ‘s biggest transfer saga..
Barca is willing to cash in and order the high-earning Dutchman off the books of its, which will not be in a position to sign several of its new recruits until it’s attached a large cost for De Jong.
Despite that United and also the former Ajax playmaker agreed on a charge of £73 million, the former Ajax playmaker has earlier rejected a move to Old Trafford and also is content and happy in Barcelona.
Among the main drawbacks against United was the failure of theirs to qualify for all the Champions League. Thus, it was thought that Chelsea will possess a much better possibility of persuading De Jong to change from La Liga on the Premier League.
Although De Jong and his family are rumored to favor going to London over Manchester, the Blues will participate in Europe’s top flight league this season..
De Jong, however, reportedly down a move to England once more after talking with Chelsea manager Boehly recently, based on Spanish media source Relevo.
Sticking to the departure of Other players and marina Granovskaia when Roman Abramovich sold the club, the American billionaire is serving as the club’s interim sporting director.
Boehly was looking to strengthen Chelsea’s midfield, that Thomas Tuchel has mentioned as being somewhat over the senile side, with the inclusion of De Jong. Boehly was already busy this summer, signing Kalidou Koulibaly, Raheem Sterling, as well Marc Cucurella.
Barca’s most valuable commodity, so the Catalan club enabled Chelsea to consult with the Dutch international after the Blues hinted they will rival United’s offer..
De Jong allegedly underlined the wish of his to remain at Camp Nou and finish the contract of his with Barcelona after hearing Boehly’s pitch during a protracted phone chat..
Despite the rejection, Chelsea will continue trying to persuade De Jong to join Stamford Bridge even though there’s a notion that the transaction might be also delicate and difficult to close the summer time.
Due to deferring the payment of his during the pandemic, the professional is thanks almost £14 million in great wages, and also Barcelona expects the acquiring club to discuss that specific cost.
The management at Barcelona has always asked De Jong to go out of the team, and also on Monday, reports alleged that the Spanish team had notified the professional that they had’ discovered evidence of criminal conduct’ about the agreement he signed in 2020, that had been given by a prior administration..