Why Barcelona want to sell Frenkie De Jong?

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Frenkie de Jong is being pushed out of the club this summer as the Catalans struggle to cope with their financial situation.

Barcelona have asked Frenkie de Jong to lower his salary by half if he wants to remain at the club.

The Dutch midfielder has been heavily linked with Manchester United and the Red Devils are waiting on his decision.

United manager Erik ten Hag is keen to reunite with his former Ajax player at Old Trafford.

However, the midfielder wants to stay on at the Camp Nou, but Barcelona want him to take a significant pay cut for that.

The 25-year-old currently takes home €10 million a year, which is unsustainable for the club right now as they aim to reduce their wage bill.

Barcelona are in poor financial shape right now and want to sell De Jong, as it would help them ease their wage bill.