Chelsea offered Barcelona €70 million to sign Dutch midfielder Frenkie De Jong
According to a record by Spanish guide SPORT, Barcelona will have an necessary offer from Chelsea to consider. The Blues have proposed €70 million and Barcelona’s pinnacle goal Marcos Alonso to the Blaugrana to signal Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong in the ongoing transfer window.Frenkie de Jong is in a scenario that great exemplifies the “rock and a tough place” predicament. The 25-year-old does not prefer to depart Barcelona notwithstanding the Catalan giants’ nice tries to get him off their books to lighten the wage invoice and register new signings in La Liga. But he will have to take a pay reduce if he stays at Camp Nou.
The “deferred wages” issue is well-documented, and de Jong’s eagerness to proceed his stint with Barcelona is understandable. The Dutch midfielder has barely completed anything incorrect to be transfer-listed by Barcelona aside from being one of their top earners. Nonetheless, his situation has alerted Chelsea.
Recent reports have billed Chelsea as the favourites to signal de Jong from Barcelona, with the west London club reportedly preparing an offer to secure his services. And in accordance to SPORT, that proposal is worth €70 million, with Chelsea additionally giving Barcelona the chance to signal Marcos Alonso as phase of the deal.
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Alonso is a top target for Barcelona this summer, with latest reports claiming the Catalan giants are assured of signing the Spanish international. But negotiations between the Blaugrana and Chelsea have dragged on for months, and accepting Chelsea’s latest concept may be in Barcelona’s excellent interest.
Accepting Chelsea’s €70 million-plus-Alonso offer will assist Barcelona rake in almost their desired valuation from de Jong’s sale whilst getting his wages off their books. At the equal time, they will also prevail in securing Alonso’s services after stretched talks. The Spanish full-back will additionally get his preferred pass after lately taking Chelsea’s permission to not feature in Chelsea’s opening game.
Chelsea and Barcelona proceed to work on the deal to signal de Jong, and a quick resolution will assist the Blaugrana focus on signing Bernardo Silva. Meanwhile, it looks like Manchester United will not signal de Jong, who never desired to join the Red Devils anyway.