Fabrizio Romano has offered some perception into Frenkie de Jong’s state of affairs at Barcelona amid experiences of the Dutch midfielder doubtlessly signing a brand new contract with the Catalan giants.
Writing in his unique CaughtOffside column, Romano defined that, regardless of what has been claimed elsewhere, it might nonetheless be a while earlier than Barca are capable of make any concrete progress on a brand new deal for De Jong as a consequence of Monetary Honest Play.
Barcelona have had some monetary points down the years, impacting what they will do within the switch market, and it may additionally imply they now must watch out with what they do concerning the wages of De Jong and different key gamers.
The Netherlands worldwide has been an vital a part of Xavi’s aspect, and one imagines Barca will likely be keen to maintain maintain of him, nevertheless it received’t essentially be simply reasonably priced, as he’ll absolutely really feel he’s value massive cash if he does renew.
“Frenkie de Jong – Regardless of experiences, my understanding is that there’s nothing taking place proper now on a brand new contract for Frenkie de Jong,” Romano mentioned.
“His contract will likely be a subject for Barcelona within the subsequent months nevertheless it’s not one thing imminent, Barca have to repair completely different conditions with Monetary Honest Play first, so it’s going to take a while.”