‘Chelsea very interested in Frenkie de Jong, negotiations started’

The rumors about a possible transfer from Frenkie de Jong to Chelsea are getting more and more traction. According to The Athletic, Stamford Bridge follows the situation with great interest, while Diario Sport reports that negotiations have opened.
Chelsea is experiencing a frustrating transfer window, had to leave Raphinha and Jules Koundé to FC Barcelona, but The Blues could now shop at Camp Nou: De Jong is high on the list. Manager Thomas Tuchel is a great admirer of the midfielder.
The arrival of De Jong is seen as an elite succession plan for the succession of NGolo Kanté and Jorginho, writes The Athletic. The French and Italian controller, who led Chelsea to the Champions League in 2021, have an expiring contract.
It
s no secret that De Jong can go to Manchester United, but it is clear to all parties that the whole transfer would have been in jugs and jugs for weeks if the protagonist had wanted to go to Erik ten Hags club.
De Jong
s preference is for a longer stay at Barcelona. In addition, he wants to collect every penny of the amount – about nineteen million euros in salaries – that he still has credit. If the Dutch international leaves anyway, Chelsea stands a good chance.
The Londoners play in the Champions League in contrast to United. The fact that Barça is interested in Marcos Alonso and Cesar Azpilicueta can also work to Chelseas advantage. According to Sport, negotiations for a transfer of 80 million euros have now started.