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Barcelona want to compete with Juventus for the ailing Dutch midfielder

After warming the benches at Old Trafford for more than two years, Donny van de Beek has finally had enough and will try to seal a move from Manchester United as early as January.

The midfielder has recently been linked to a move to Juventus but it seems the Italian side will have some prestigious companies in the running.

According to the Spanish newspaper Sports above ILBianconero, Barcelona have entered the fight and will try to win over the 24-year-old midfielder.

The Blaugrana would therefore reunite the player with his former Ajax teammate Frankie de Jong. The two men formed a great partnership in the middle of the park for Erik ten Hag’s team, especially in the extraordinary 2018/19 season.

In addition, the Catalan giants have two more Dutch internationals in their ranks, as Memphis Depay and Luuk de Jong joined the club last summer.

Barcelona are also led by former Dutch coach Ronald Koeman who knows van de Beek very well but the tactician is currently on thin ice and could be sacked in the coming weeks amid the club’s dire run.

However, the United ship brother would also find a former Ajax teammate in Turin in the form of Matthijs de Ligt.

The midfielder’s future remains uncertain, but one thing is certain, he must take to the streets as soon as possible to relaunch what was once a promising career.

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