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De Jong’s entourage refuses to contact Chelsea

18 Jul 2022 | 08:53

Last Thursday, Todd Boehly, the new owner of Chelsea, had a meeting with the Barcelona boardrepresented by Joan Laporta, Mateu Alemany and Jordi Cruyff, in a restaurant in Barcelona.

During that conversation, English club director requires conditions for Frenkie de Jong, who a few days ago turned down an offer from Manchester United, as his intention was to continue at the Catalan club, where he has a contract until 2026.

After this meeting, ‘Mundo Deportivo’ reported that The Dutchman’s entourage received no calls from Chelsea. The English club have yet to contact his agent, nor have they shown any interest.

“Frenkie is happy in Barcelona, he has just become engaged to his teenage partner Mikky Kiemeney and they are about to move into a new house in Pedralbes. Leaving the Camp Nou won’t make him think, where he went three seasons ago and now see a project under renovation with new characters arriving and Xavi Hernandez is at the top,” said the media mentioned above.

De Jong’s move to Chelsea seems to be very difficult when in the past few hours there has not been any contact between this player and the London team. It was his own entourage denied any kind of association with the Blues.

If there are no last-minute changes, the 25-year-old midfielder will start pre-season with Barcelona next Monday and will be available to Xavi, although he is not yet available. have a meeting with the board of directors to review his salary situation.