Manchester United report: Frenkie de Jong saga takes twist as Barcelona ask for shock swap

Frenkie de Jong
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Manchester United have reportedly rejected a sensational offer from Barcelona that would have seen Harry Maguire move to the Camp Nou in part-exchange for Frenkie de Jong.

The Netherlands international has emerged as United's top transfer target this summer, as Erik ten Hag seeks to revamp his squad ahead of next season.

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Greg Lea

Greg Lea is a freelance football journalist who's filled in wherever FourFourTwo needs him since 2014. He became a Crystal Palace fan after watching a 1-0 loss to Port Vale in 1998, and once got on the scoresheet in a primary school game against Wilfried Zaha's Whitehorse Manor (an own goal in an 8-0 defeat).