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Bayern linked with fresh move for Frenkie de Jong

When it comes to the transfer market, Bayern are simply one of the best in the business.

It’s claimed by Spanish media that Bayern Munich are linked with fresh move for Frenkie de Jong.

The 24-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.

Barcelona spent 86 million euros to sign the Netherlands international from Ajax in the summer of 2019. He has five years left on his current contract which expires in 2026.

The midfielder has banged in one goal and provided two assists in 25 matches this term on all fronts.

Frenkie de Jong
Frenkie de Jong

The 24-year-old is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Netherlands. He has also left his mark at the international stage after netting one goals in 38 senior appearances for the Netherlands national team.

The Netherlands international midfielder has struggled to adapt to Spanish football and he could be made available this winter.

De Jong is widely regarded as a key transfer target for Bayern Munich this winter. He is a long-term target of Bayern Munich and could be a decent addition for Julian Nagelsmann’s side.

Bayern Munchen
Bayern Munchen

The former Ajax man has the talent to play many roles in midfield. He has the quality and the experience to make an immediate impact.

According to the report, “Bayern Munich are considering a late move for Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong. Marca says the Bavarian club want to sign the Dutch midfielder in this transfer window, and their representatives have already been in contact with De Jong’s agents to show their interest, meaning the coming week will be huge for his future. The tension between the two clubs has been there for a while now, and started when Bayern tried to interfere with Pedri’s contract renewal at the Camp Nou and also tried to move in on Sergino Dest. Barcelona responded by looking at a potential transfer of defender Niklas Sule, as well as inquiring about several players from the Germans’ youth sides. If Bayern don’t manage to sign De Jong in this window, they’ll try again in the summer. The ex-Ajax man is seen as a player who would fit in perfectly at the Allianz Arena, and is viewed as a long-term option in their midfield.”

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Bayern Munich will have to present a really enticing offer to bring Barcelona to the negotiating table. The German giants have the resources to tempt them but it will be interesting to see if they are willing to overpay for the player.

Barcelona are preparing to sell their midfielder should they receive a massive offer for him.

Frenkie de Jong ideal fit for Bayern Munich?

If Frenkie de Jong is available for the right price, then he could be a clever acquisition for Bayern.

He has all the skillset required to be a success story at Bayern. Therefore, it makes sense for Julian Nagelsmann to step up his attempts to bring the Netherlands midfielder to Bundesliga side.

Given Frenkie de Jong’s talent and potential, he would be a very good signing for Bayern in the long run.

It will be interesting to see if Bayern Munich make their move for the 24-year-old in the coming days.

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Should Bayern Munich make a move for Frenkie de Jong this winter?

Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.

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