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Xavi has claimed Frenkie De Jong is a ‘key player’ for Barcelona, amid his Manchester United transfer links.
Following Erik ten Hag’s arrival to the club, the Red Devils are aiming to bring the midfielder to Old Trafford this summer.
The Catalan giants signed De Jong in 2019 £65million and the player has a contract until 2026.
However, Barça could be forced to part ways with the Dutchman due to financial problems at the club.
Talking to the media via Manchester Evening News, the manager made it clear:
“I have said many times that Frenkie is very important. He’s a key player.
“Then there is also the financial situation of the club and it has to be decided. I’m not talking about Frenkie, in general.” added Xavi.