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Manchester United and Barcelona have an agreement for the sale of Frenkie de Jong. So what's the hold up?
De Jong, who is under contact with Barcelona through June 2026, would still need to agree to the transfer to the English Premier League side. So far, he is reportedly reluctant to leave Camp Nou.
LaLiga: Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman handed two-match ban after being sent off in draw against Cadiz
The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) disciplinary opted to hand the Dutchman the shortest permitted suspension after his sending off in the final minute for arguing with officials as 10-man Barcelona limped to a goalless draw.
Frenkie de Jong was sent off in the 65th minute at the Ramon de Carranza stadium but holding on for a draw will earn little credit for Koeman, who was also shown a red card in injury-time.
The Spanish attacker has not played for Barcelona since suffering a meniscus injury in November 2020. He is not still full fit but his return seems closer now.
Euro 2020, North Macedonia vs Netherlands, Highlights: Georginio Wijnaldum scores brace in Netherlands win
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For several key players in the Netherlands squad, this year's European Championship is an opportunity to rebound after a disappointing season.
Copa del Rey: Lionel Messi scores twice as Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao to win 31st domestic Cup title
The cup was won and lost in a whirlwind 12 minutes in Seville, which saw Barca score four times to clinch an emphatic 4-0 victory, with Messi at his devastating best.
Champions League: 'Nothing is impossible' against Paris Saint-Germain, says Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman
Koeman believes his team can repeat the 'remontada' of 2017, when they overturned a 4-0 defeat by PSG with an astonishing 6-1 victory
Modric is joint third top scorer at the club and fifth for assists, even though by his own admission his contribution is never truly reflected by those measurements.
LaLiga: Atletico Madrid come from behind to beat Valencia 3-1; Barcelona down Elche 2-0 without suspended Lionel Messi
Coming from behind for a second straight time, Atletico defeated Valencia 3-1 on Sunday to strengthen their hold on the league lead entering the second half of the season.
Spanish Super Cup: Marc-Andre ter Stegen's heroics help Barcelona beat Real Sociedad on penalties to reach final
Barca advance to meet either Real Madrid or Athletic Bilbao in the final on Sunday, when Messi is expected to be available again, although coach Ronald Koeman was cautious at full-time.
Barcelona extend contracts of Gerard Pique, Marc-Andre ter Stegen; salaries adjusted temporarily due to pandemic
Barcelona said the agreements for the extensions came after “weeks of negotiations” and included a “temporary salary adjustment” because of the financial difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
De Boer’s appointment comes just over two months after he left Atlanta United by mutual consent after a poor re-start to the MLS season, with the team losing all three of its group games at the MLS Is Back tournament in Florida.
New Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman has been on the hunt for a striker after telling Uruguayan Luis Suarez he wasn't in his plans for the coming season.
UEFA Nations League: Steven Bergwijn's strike helps Netherlands beat Poland; Italy held by Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Tottenham winger netted his first international goal by tapping home from close range on the hour mark to give caretaker boss Dwight Lodeweges the perfect start.
LaLiga: Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong set to miss Athletic Bilbao clash after injuring calf muscle
Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong is set to miss the team’s next match against Athletic Bilbao after the club said in a statement on Sunday he had injured the calf muscle in his right leg.
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic says he's not a 'sack of potatoes' in jibe at club's recent treatment of him
The Croatian has been at Barcelona since 2014 but has fallen out of contention this campaign due to the arrival of Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong and has only started 10 of Barca’s 27 La Liga matches
Copa del Rey: Antoine Griezmann's late goals save Barcelona against Ibiza in Round of 32; Read Madrid beat Unionistas
With Lionel Messi rested and Luis Suárez out injured, it was Antoine Griezmann who had to come through to save Barcelona from an embarrassing elimination in the Copa del Rey.
Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum says he would walk off pitch if racially abused, even if in final of a big tournament
Liverpool and Netherlands midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum said he would walk off the pitch if he was subjected to racist abuse, even during a major European final.