Manchester United to make fresh Frenkie de Jong assault in the summer: report

Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong in action during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Elche on 17 September, 2022 at Spotify Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain
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Manchester United will resume their long-running pursuit of Frenkie de Jong this summer, say reports, but the Barcelona midfielder could take some convincing of a move. 

De Jong was the Red Devils’ top target ahead of the 2022/23 campaign, but he stayed put at Camp Nou after months of speculation about his future.

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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.