The Red Devils hierarchy could be on the verge of sealing yet another transfer masterstroke just 12 months after their successful pursuit of England star Jadon Sancho. Manchester United are thought to be at long last nearing an agreement with Barcelona for the move of Netherlands international Frenkie de Jong. The Red Devils interest in De Jong has dominated much of the opening exchanges of the window this summer, with plenty of twist and turns as Barcelona play hard-ball in their stance. The Catalan giants are in a particularly perilous position financially, but for a long time refused to budge on their valuation of their midfielder.

However, after weeks of pressure and negotiation from United the La Liga titans may have finally reached an agreement over a fee that they deem enough to sanction De Jong’s departure to Old Trafford. The reported figure is £67m with add-ons, a number United fans will be incredibly happy with all things considered. The negotiations are strikingly similar to United’s pursuit of Jadon Sancho last summer while the England international was still a Borussia Dortmund player. Conversations between United and the Bundesliga outfit went on for so long they actually spanned across multiple windows. Continue reading               JADON SANCHO’S TRANSFER PLAN TO SIGN FRENKIE DE JONG EMERGES