Bayern Munich have reached out to the agent of Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong to gauge the likelihood of a future move to the Allianz Arena.
The German side were interested in landing De Jong when he left Ajax in 2019, but the midfielder ultimately sealed a £65m move to Camp Nou and recently signed a new long-term contract at Barcelona to commit himself to the club until 2026.
Barcelona have long been adamant that De Jong is going to be a core part of the future, and according to Mundo Deportivo, Bayern are well aware of that, but they are also conscious of the current financial difficulties in which Barcelona find themselves.
The Spanish side have seen their finances ravaged by the COVID-19 outbreak, with players and staff agreeing to take additional wage deferrals to give the club the chance to stop haemorrhaging money in the short term. continue reading