The 21-year-old was heavily linked with Barcelona this summer but Ajax refused the Catalan's offer believed to be around €30 million, while English side Tottenham's €50 million offer was also refused. They will also benefit from the rising interest in De Jong because it will drive up his value.
LIVERPOOL star Georginio Wijnaldum has been impressed by the talent of Ajax youngster Frenkie de Jong.
Spurs are also reportedly in the market for another midfielder and TeamTalk are citing the report from the Telegraph as saying that Pochettino is also planning to test Ajax's resolve with an improved bid for de Jong.
"[Barca] can try again for Frenkie in January if they want, but we won't sell any players midseason", he added.
The 21-year old midfielder, who plies his trade for Eredivisie giants Ajax has emerged as a top transfer target for Barcelona.Читайте также: Give Rashford time to shine, insists Southgate
We'll have to wait and see how things develop and if Tottenham are successful in their attempts to sign Chillwell and de Jong it would set them back around £85m - but it could be money well spent for two exciting youngsters.
The report from Sport analyses Barcelona's interest in de Jong, revealing that he is seen as a potential successor to Sergio Busquets in the heart of the midfield.
De Jong has started his professional football career at Willem II in 2014.
De Jong, who made his senior global debut for Holland earlier this month, played the full 90 minutes as they lost to France in the UEFA Nations League on Sunday evening. Shortly after, he joined Ajax for whom he has made 37 first-team appearances, as well as 46 for Jong Ajax.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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