Frenkie de Jong poised to move to Paris Saint Germain: Telegraaf

Annette Crawford
December 8, 2018

However, according to Dutch newspaper De Telegraph, the 21-year-old is likely to join PSG after the Ligue 1 club outbid City for his services.

That is the asking price set by Ajax director of football, former Arsenal and Barcelona winger Marc Overmars.

"It's hard to say what will happen", De Jong told the Guardian.

De Jong seems destined to become Ajax's most expensive sale ever - beating the £35m that Tottenham had to pay for Davinson Sanchez previous year.

Barça and City may have little choice but to now move quickly in order to match PSG if they do not wish to lose out. Jorginho at Chelsea now. "City and Barcelona are great examples". Willem II, the club at which De Jong started his career, will reportedly receive 15% of the fee.

'I want to finish this season well with Ajax, ' he added. Then we will see. Matthijs de Ligt has been on the radar of top Premier League sides including Liverpool, and the 19 year old could reject the chance to stay in the Netherlands beyond the summer. "But I am not sure".

Current PSG star Kylian Mbappe had recommended the player and the idea of living in Paris was - unbelievably - more attractive to De Jong than the prospect of living in Manchester.

'I don't pay attention to it.

Ajax are into the Champions League knockout stages, while the Dutch national team are suddenly beginning to look quite good - despite missing Euro 2016 and the World Cup they topped a Nations League group featuring Germany and France.

"I hear the stories but I just want to finish this season well".

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