Barcelona (opens in new tab) are reportedly planning to ask Frenkie de Jong to take one other pay minimize, in a bid to unencumber the funds which may permit them to carry Lionel Messi again to the Camp Nou.

Messi will go away PSG when his contract expires subsequent month, having joined the French giants on a free switch two years in the past when Barca could not afford to maintain him amid their monetary struggles.

These difficulties are removed from over for the La Liga champions elect, however that hasn’t stopped them exploring the potential for re-signing the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner this summer season.

De Jong has began 24 of Barcelona’s La Liga video games this season (Picture credit score: Alex Caparros/Getty Photos)

In line with Mundo Deportivo (by way of the Mirror) (opens in new tab), Barca need De Jong to additional cut back his wages – after the midfielder did so to help the membership throughout the pandemic – with a view to give them some monetary wriggle-room.