Interested in Man United? Barcelona confirmed to pump 600 million euros
Manchester United, late on Thursday evening, saw the club’s pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong deal a potentially serious blow.
Recent weeks have of course seen reports linking the Netherlands international de Jong with a move to Old Trafford have risen a notch.
With the former Ajax celebrity widely understood to have been identified as the No. 1 target to bolster United’s standings in the middle of the park ahead of next season, negotiations have officially commenced. between the Premier League giants and Barcelona over a potential final deal. Friday.
Manchester United have officially opened talks to sign Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong | @JBurtTelegraph #mufc https://t.co/RwV6VG91Lg
– Telegraph Football (@TeleFootball) June 10, 2022
Such negotiations come amid widespread understanding that de Jong has blessed a move to Manchester, where he will of course link up with the man who has overseen the best form of his career. his to date – Erik ten Hag.
The Red Devils loyalists, in turn, have had to wait patiently for updates, as their Premier League rivals continue to splash money in the early weeks of the summer transfer window.
However, as mentioned above, on Thursday the hopes of all those associated with United of seeing de Jong in the club’s famous red shirt next season were dashed. smoke clouds.
This comes from an announcement from the Barcelona side, regarding the club’s finances.
As confirmed on their social media platforms and official website not too long ago, Blaugrana’s books have received ‘a very significant boost’.
The Extraordinary General Assembly is about to get approval for the activation of a pair of ‘financial mechanisms’ – the sale of up to 49% of BLM (Barça Licensing & Merchandising) and up to 25% of future La Liga television rights.
The decision is expected to result in a regional monetary gain of 600 million euros:
‘FC Barcelona received a very significant boost on Thursday thanks to the majority support from the proxy members regarding the proposals of the Board of Directors to ensure the Club returns to financial condition. steady. The virtual Extraordinary General Assembly was approved by a majority to activate two financial mechanisms in order to achieve an estimated income of about 600 million euros from both activities. Necessary to recalibrate the Club’s finances, it will provide financial reassurance with a positive return on equity, allowing the 2021/22 financial year to end in profit and providing the investment needed to make Barça a competitive team. ‘
APPROVED!! ✅ ✅https://t.co/tb5fOrhgS4
– FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) June 16, 2022
Such measures will of course mean that the pressure to raise funds for the transfer market through player sales has eased considerably at Camp Nou, dealing with Manchester United what could prove a serious blow important in their continued effort to land at Frenkie de Jong.