It was a long summer for the Dutchman. It seems like the name Frenkie de Jong on everyone’s lips. The midfielder was rumored to leave Barça almost until the last day of the transfer window.
His high wages are a burden due to financial fair play. Therefore, it was part of the delay in the registration of new signings. But in the end, he stayed and is counting on Xavi. However, he has more substitutes than starters.
According to the programme ‘Què t’hi jugues’, Frenkie and Laporta agreed that at the end of this season they would sit down and discuss a salary adjustment.
Apparently, ‘Jan’ assured that they were not going to denounce the contract signed at the time with Bartomeu’s board. Furthermore, they are not going to enter into any legal dispute.
‼️Barcelona and Frenkie de Jong will sit down to negotiate a salary adjustment at the end of the year. He and Laporta reached a pact that if he stays he will have to adapt to the situation.
• Barça don't want to enter a legal dispute.#FCB 🇳🇱
— Barça Buzz (@Barca_Buzz) September 23, 2022
Frenkie, who is very much at home in Barcelona, has always prioritised staying.
The technical secretariat and Laporta agreed with him to review his salary readjustment, which breaches the scale that they implemented this summer.
The Dutchman finished the match with his national team, the Netherlands, against Poland, with some soreness but a priori he will be fit for Van Gaal against Belgium.