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Man Utd must go higher for De Jong as Barcelona drop price

Manchester United and Barcelona are haggling over a price for Frenkie de Jong.

Sport says despite manager Erik ten Hag doing his bit, United and Barca remain locked in talks over a transfer fee for the Dutch international.

The Red Devils have had a £60million bid turned down for De Jong.

Barca want another £10m, plus add-ons, in order to part ways with the midfielder.

Initially it had been reported that the LaLiga giants were holding out for up to £89m - which would match the club-record fee spent by United on Paul Pogba in 2019.

But the financial uncertainty currently plaguing the Nou Camp means they are likely to sell up for less than that figure.

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