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Football news - Frenkie De Jong agrees to join Barca in £79m move - reports

De Jong agrees to join Barca in £79m move - reports

23/01/2019 at 06:50Updated 23/01/2019 at 07:53

Ajax wonderkid Frenkie De Jong has reportedly agreed to join Barcelona over Manchester City or Paris Saint-Germain this summer.

The Netherlands international will reportedly agree an £79m deal which will see him join Barca at the end of the season.

De Jong, 21, is said to have informed both PSG and City of his decision.

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Agent Ali Dursun reportedly told the two superclubs: “Thanks for your interest, but Frenkie goes to Barca.”

According to reports across the continent, Barca’s offer of €90m trumped the €75m on offer from PSG.

City were also strongly linked with a move for the player who was seen as a possible long-term replacement for Fernandinho.