Reports have stated that Barcelona want to get rid of Luc de Jong after just two months with the club.
The Catalans have just sacked Dutchman Ronald Koeman and want to end De Jong’s loan deal in January although it continues until the end of the season.
De Jong, 31, was a last-minute summer deal from Seville that baffled the majority of football fans.
But Koeman supported his man and played with him nine times.
However, the former Newcastle striker has scored only once in that time, and now Koeman is gone, Nou Camp leaders want to get rid of, according to him. sports.
Barcelona are said to be looking to boost their attack in January and plan to get rid of the Dutchman by then as they see his Nou Camp career come to an end.
Club legend Xavi is expected to take over from Koeman and the former midfielder is not a fan of De Jong.
The player cannot play for three clubs in a season, but since De Jong did not participate in Sevilla before signing for Barcelona, he could technically leave on loan again in the new year.
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Turkey’s Besiktas team is said to be looking forward to the move.
De Jong made his name with 112 goals in a five-year spell with PSV Eindhoven before moving to Seville in 2019.
But English fans will likely remember him from A disastrous 12-game loan spell with Magpies in 2014 ended with his return to Borussia Monchengladbach.
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De Jong moved to Barcelona on the appointed day after they allowed £108m star Antoine Griezmann to return to Atletico Madrid on a season-long loan.
It was unveiled in front of an empty stadium in September.
De Jong then grabbed the headlines when a goalkeeper fouled an open goal in the Champions League that Benfica lost.
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