Barcelona Fans Hurl Insults at Midfielder Frenkie De Jong, Demand He Leave Spain or Accept a Salary Cut

Barcelona Fans Hurl Insults at Midfielder Frenkie De Jong, Demand He Leave Spain or Accept a Salary Cut

  • Barcelona fans recently booed and jeered Danish striker Martin Braithwaite after he refused to leave the club
  • Frenkie de Jong has maintained that he doesn't want to leave the club and won't accept a salary cut
  • FC Barcelona are struggling to free up funds in time to register their new players before the season starts

Barcelona fans are not happy with Frenkie de Jong.

The player has refused to accept a salary cut and has not agreed to leave the club, leaving many to turn on him now.

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Barcelona fans have turned on Frenkie de Jong and hurled insults at the player when he showed up for training. Image: David S. Bustamante
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The Dutch midfielder is linked with a move to Chelsea and Manchester United but has expressed that he wants to stay at FC Barcelona.

With the Blaugrana needing to free up funds to register their new players, the club are hoping to sell some players and agreeing on salary cuts with others.

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The Daily Mail reported that Barca fans are tired of waiting for this to happen and took to abusing de Jong when they spotted him outside the club’s training ground.

Fans hurled insults at the player and demanded that he either leave or take a salary cut. A video of the incident has since gone viral.

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Fans also recently booed and jeered Martin Braithwaite when he was presented as part of the squad. Much like de Jong, Braithwaite doesn’t want to leave the club.

He recently stated that he would only leave if the club paid him his full salary for the remaining years of his contract.

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The duo were both brought into the club on free transfers but have yet to be registered with LaLiga.

ESPN confirmed that if both players are not registered before Barcelona’s first game against Rayo Vallecano, they could leave as free agents. Barcelona have yet to register Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha and Jules Koundé, Sergi Roberto and Ousmane Dembélé as well.

Source: Sports Brief News