Frenkie de Jong, a midfielder for Barcelona, came into a small group of obnoxious club supporters on his way to the practice field on Wednesday. Before Barcelona’s match against Rayo Vallecano on Sunday, the supporters yelled at him and called for him to reduce his pay.
Manchester United and Chelsea of the Premier League have consistently expressed an interest in the Dutch midfielder. The La Liga powerhouses have requested that the 25-year-old football player accept a significant pay reduction if he wants to stay in the midst of his transfer enigma.
Frenkie encounters overt requests to reduce his pay when he enters the Barcelona training facility.
Frenkie de Jong and the Barcelona saga:
Notably, Frenkie’s team has been in contact with Barcelona to discuss £17 million in unpaid pay they believe they are due. However, it appears that the former Ajax midfielder wants to continue at Barcelona but must comply with the current club’s demand.
The Premier League teams Manchester United and Chelsea have constantly shown interest in the Dutch midfielder. The 25-year-old football star must agree to a substantial wage cut from the La Liga heavyweights if he wants to continue playing amid the mystery surrounding his move.
Barcelona may potentially lose newly acquired players and players whose contracts have been renewed if they neglect to register them with LaLiga before the summer transfer window closes on August 31.