Exposed: Real Top reason behind Frenkie de Jong to Man Utd “Done deal” delayed despite deal agreed

Exposed: Top reason why Barcelona is delaying Frenkie de Jong to Man United despite deal agreed

According to James Ducker of The Telegraph, Frenkie de Jong transfer to Manchester United is been held up

However, as Barcelona is owing the Netherlands midfielder lots of money from is wages

Manchester United reportedly reached an agreement with Barcelona for the transfer of De Jong last week

Despite Barcelona president Joan Laporta claiming the Dutch midfielder isn’t for sale.

The Telegraph claim Manchester United reached an agreement with Barcelona to pay an initial €65 million (£55m)

Moreover, with around a further €20m (£17m) payable in add-ons.

However, United’s hopes of wrapping up a deal in time for De Jong is being delayed by money owed to the midfielder by Barcelona.

Barcelona reportedly owe De Jong around £17million after he agreed to defer his wages due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Explaining Barcelona’s debt to De Jong, the report on The Telegraph stated:

“De Jong joined Barcelona from Ajax on a five-year contract in 2019 on a fixed annual salary worth £12m

“But he agreed to reduce his salary by £9.4m in 2020/21 and by £4.3m last season meaning he is owed £13.7m in basic wages.

“He is also believed to be owed another £3.4m in waived bonuses for playing in at least 60℅ of Barcelona’s matches over the previous two seasons.

“De Jong extended his contract at the Nou Camp by a further two years to 2026

“Which allowed Barcelona to spread the deferred payments over a longer period.”

Barcelona have to pay De Jong the £17million that the Spanish side owe the midfielder

Moreover, and that is currently delaying his transfer to Manchester United

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