Gary Neville says Manchester United switch goal “ought to contemplate authorized motion” in opposition to Barcelona

Manchester United legend Gary Neville has advised Frenkie de Jong to consider taking legal action against Barcelona for the way they’re treating him this summer.

The Netherlands international has been repeatedly linked with Man Utd for most of this transfer window, with a deal yet to materialise.

Sky Sports have provided an update of sorts on Man Utd’s interest in De Jong, with not much progress being made on the club’s target for the time being.

Neville’s tweet doesn’t relate to a transfer to Old Trafford in particular, but he believes the former Ajax midfielder could have a case against Barca for the way they’re trying to force him into a pay cut…

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Barcelona have just blown a lot of money on the likes of Robert Lewandowski and Raphinha in a busy summer, so it seems a bit rich of them to expect De Jong to help finance that by reducing his wages.

The Dutchman has not exactly done anything to deserve a pay cut after always being a fine performer for the Catalan giants, so Neville has a point.

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