Richard Arnold, CEO of Manchester United, assured that the club is "doing everything possible" to close the signing of Frenkie de Jong, that they have the money ready, but that there are "obstacles".
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Arnold was recorded by the fans themselves giving an update on the status of De Jong's signing, the main claim of Erik Ten Hag, the new coach of the 'Red Devils'.
"We are doing everything possible to close the deal. I have been trying to close it for several days, the money is there, but there are things in our path that I cannot comment on," said the manager, who also added that money will not be a problem
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De Jong, who arrived at Barcelona in the summer of 2019 from Ajax in Amsterdam, has not performed at the same level at the Camp Nou as he did in the Dutch team. This, coupled with Barcelona's need to earn money, has precipitated the 25-year-old midfielder's departure.