Blow For Man City Ajax Starlet Agrees To Join PSG


De Jong has been capped five times by the Netherlands and played a key role in their Nations League campaign where they next face England in June 2019. Barcelona would be looking for the next Busquets.

Amongst the teams rumoured to be interested in acquiring the 21-year-old's services are Spanish giants Barcelona.

"Beyond denying these totally erroneous and ridiculous stories, and with the chance of recreating a climate of great tensions between the club and this medium, PSG asks, once again, about the intellectual honesty of L 'Equipe and the hidden motives of its editorial line on PSG", the statement read.

Reports emerged on Friday that Paris Saint-Germain had jumped the queue in a the race for De Jong's signature, but Salihamidzic revealed that Bayern, who beat Nurnberg 3-0 on Saturday, also hold an interest. It is a compliment to the youth academy and to the development of the players that takes place here.

The club's business director Marc Overmars has confirmed that the two sides are in talks, but said nothing has yet been sealed and other clubs are also after the youngster.

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"I want to finish this season well with Ajax", he said.

In an interview with The Guardian on Thursday, De Jong admitted he is uncertain over where his future lies.

Now it appears he is going to miss out on another target - De Telegraaf are reporting that De Jong has made a decision to sign for PSG, in a deal worth €75 million. "In the winter I will not leave anyway".

'I don't pay attention to it. When you watch that, you get the feeling you want to go out on the pitch and play football with your friends and just enjoy yourself. I said to him as much, because he would be enormous for us.