The France midfielder’s future is uncertain as his contract expires in the summer. Which refer to as a pre-contract contract during the January market. With Real Madrid, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain. I want to join the team
The club have link with several new midfielders. With Barnes seeing Frenkie as a perfect option to replace Pogba.
“Frenkie de Jong will be a great signing for Manchester United,” Barnes told Bonus Codebats.
“It looks like Paul Pogba is leaving the club. Therefore finding a replacement for him is very important. Especially if that person is still a young and talented player. Who will have the opportunity to be one of the club’s key players.
“He has everything in terms of passing distance. Great aggression and attitude. That’s what Manchester United need in midfield. That was their plan with Donny van de Beek. But of course he was blocked by other players in the same position who played better.
“However, bringing De Jong in and having him in the squad and earning his trust would be good for both Manchester United and himself.”