Not De Jong: Man Utd boosted in their pursuit of Barcelona key man

By | May 27, 2022

Barcelona have allegedly offered defender Sergino Dest to Manchester United ahead of the summer transfer window.

Although the player has no plans to depart Camp Nou, his long-term future has come into question because of a lack of game time under manager Xavi.

He has started only six matches for Blaugrana in 2022, with veteran full-back Dani Alves used on the right side of defence.

According to a report from 90min, the La Liga giants have told the 21-year-old that he is free to find a new side this summer, with agents of the Catalan club holding talks with potential buyers.

The report adds that the 20-time English champions have been offered the chance to snap up the USA international, with incoming manager Erik ten Hag contemplating the bringing in of a new right-back this summer.

Ralf Rangnick and co. are understood to be open to letting Aaron Wan-Bissaka quit the club either permanently or on a temporary loan deal, which could pave the way for Sergino to arrive at the Theatre of Dreams as his successor.

The former Ajax youngster, who moved to Spain in the summer transfer window of 2020, has also drawn interest from the likes of Leeds United, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea.