FRENKIE DE JONG was the one that got away from Manchester United in the summer.

But the Red Devils could reignite their interest in the midfielder amid reports he wants to join the club.

Frenkie de Jong is rumoured to be open to joining the Red Devils

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Frenkie de Jong is rumoured to be open to joining the Red DevilsCredit: Getty

De Jong has revealed his desire to join move to Old Trafford, according to a sensational report from Fichajes.

That’s after United spent much of the summer trying to sign him, with Barcelona looking vulnerable due to their financial issues.

In the end he stayed, and has been an important player for Xavi this season.

His reported desire to join the Red Devils is said to have angered Barcelona chiefs.

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The club were claimed to be open to letting him leave in the summer in order to trim down their wage bill.

De Jong himself though wanted to stay in Spain, and hit back at critics who accused him of rejecting a wage cut.

So now the fact he is alleged to have changed his mind, after claims from Sport any attempts to reduce his wages have been shelved, has not gone down well at the club.

The midfielder may have been left impressed by Erik ten Hag’s side this season.

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United have won their last three Premier League games and are fourth in the table.

Although Ten Hag recently hinted at January transfers as he bemoaned the lack of “quality” depth at the club.

An attacker to replace Cristiano Ronaldo is top of the agenda, although the Red Devils did lose out on Cody Gakpo to rivals Liverpool.



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