Chelsea owner meets Barcelona president for De Jong

Chelsea have not lost hope of signing Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong in the current summer transfer season.

The Dutch player was linked with the move to the Camp Nou this summer, with Manchester United and Chelsea interested in his inclusion.

Manchester United are the club closest to the 25-year-old’s services in current summer transfers, but it seems Chelsea hasn’t given up.

And the English newspaper “Mirror” reported that Chelsea club’s new owner Todd Bohli dined with Barcelona president Joan Laporta and discussed De Jong’s story and the possibility of his transfer to the Blues.

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She explained that despite De Jong’s desire to stay with the Blaugrana and Manchester United’s willingness to join him, Bohli wanted to trade the situation with Laporta.

Bohli is eager for a range of signings to fulfill his promise to create a team capable of winning trophies, and when a reporter asked him why he was in Barcelona, ​​Bohli smiled and replied: “We are here for a meal.”