sport news Frenkie De Jong's Barcelona contract saga another sorry chapter for Catalans trends now
'Well we had gone several days without a scandal so a fresh one was always likely.'
Barcelona's current board have investigated De Jong's deal and three more of the contract extensions signed off by the last board, but they have not made it clear exactly why they suspect illegality.
Barcelona's board have investigated midfielder Frenkie de Jong's deal signed in 2020
They did the same for Clement Lenglet (front), Gerard Pique (back) and Marc Andre ter Stegen
It's another sorry chapter in the club's desperate attempts to put their house in order after the mismanagement of the previous regime, who for once might not be sufficiently to blame for this to stick. At least not legally anyway.
As well as extending De Jong's contract in 2020, former president Josep Bartomeu also did the same for Clement