Manchester United closing on double Dutch swoop as Erik ten Hag rebuild begins
A summer season rebuild is required after a wretched season, however the Outdated Trafford giants failed to usher in any new faces by the point Erik ten Hag kicked off pre-season coaching on Monday.
Ten Hag coached De Jong at Ajax and the PA information company understands United have made optimistic progress in talks with Barcelona.
Manchester United have made headway in negotiations with Barcelona over key summer season goal Frenkie de Jong and are trying to signal Feyenoord left-back Tyrell Malacia.
There stays points to iron out if De Jong is to maneuver to the Premier League, however a deal of round 65million euros (£56million) plus add-ons has been lined up.
Malacia is represented by the identical company as his fellow Dutchman and can also be heading to Outdated Trafford.
A swap to Ligue 1 aspect Lyon appeared to on the playing cards for Malacia earlier than United made their transfer for the left-back.
Curiosity and admiration of the 22-year-old changed into a bid price a reported 15million euros (£12.95million) bid, plus 2m euros (£1.7m) in add-ons.
Feyenoord information platform 1908.nl have reported membership sporting director Frank Arnesen informed them: “The settlement is there. We at the moment are ready for Tyrell.
“If he says sure, then a switch to Manchester United is imminent.”
In the meantime, United teenager Zidane Iqbal has signed a brand new and improved deal on the membership.
The Mancunian of Iraqi and Pakistani heritage made his debut in December’s Champions League match towards Younger Boys and has signed a deal till June 2025, with the choice of an extra yr.
“Delighted to have prolonged my keep at this excellent membership,” 19-year-old Iqbal posted on Twitter. “Alhamdulillah.”