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MOSCOW, 28 Jul – Ali Dursun, the agent of the Dutch football player Frenkie de Jong of Barcelona, is against the reduction in the salary of his ward and considers the club’s behavior extortion, reports As.
According to the publication, the Spanish club wants to reduce the salary of the 25-year-old midfielder from 12 million euros a year to 7 million. Due to bonuses, the amount could increase to 9 million euros. It is noted that de Jong wants to continue playing at Barcelona, but he will only be able to stay in the team if he takes a pay cut. The player himself has not yet made a decision.
As writes that the player’s agent is categorically opposed to the Dutchman agreeing to a pay cut.
It is expected that in the coming days the situation with de Jong’s contract should be resolved. Earlier media reported that the midfielder is closely watched by the English “Manchester United” and “Chelsea”, the German “Bayern” may also participate in the race for signing the Dutchman.
De Jong moved to Barcelona from Ajax Amsterdam in 2019. Last season, he took part in 46 matches for the Catalans, in which he scored four goals and provided five assists.