Manchester United are reportedly in talks over a switch swoop for Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong, however are additionally preserving different targets in thoughts.
The Netherlands worldwide has lengthy been linked as a prime goal for Man Utd’s new supervisor Erik ten Hag, with the pair working collectively at Ajax just a few years in the past.
Nonetheless, it appears the Purple Devils are additionally involved over potential options as they make it clear they may stroll away from a deal for De Jong if the worth just isn’t proper, in line with the Manchester Evening News.
The report suggests Leeds United star Kalvin Phillips might be one different the membership are preserving in thoughts, although one imagines it will be troublesome to persuade the England worldwide to maneuver to Outdated Trafford.
Phillips can be being strongly linked with Manchester Metropolis by Football Insider, and that might be a extra tempting transfer resulting from Metropolis usually being a far stronger staff, whereas there additionally isn’t the identical rivalry as there may be between Leeds and United.
The MEN state that De Jong may price as a lot as €100million, however MUFC received’t pay over the percentages for the 25-year-old.
Nonetheless, if United can’t signal De Jong or Phillips, it’s arduous to think about too many different choices left on the market.
Different huge names like Declan Rice and Jude Bellingham could be terrific signings, however don’t look significantly life like, so some followers will certainly really feel they need to pace issues alongside and attempt to land De Jong after a lot prolonged hypothesis.