Manchester United have learnt about the transfer fee required to prise highly-rated Dutch midfielder Frenkie De Jong from Ajax Amsterdam when the winter transfer window reopens in the New Year.
The Red Devils will have to contend with several European sides in their quest to sign the 21-year-old.
European heavyweights such as Spanish champions Barcelona and English champions Manchester City are also interested in him.
According to the publication from trusted English news outlet Daily Mirror, Dutch Eredivisie giants, Ajax Amsterdam will request for at least £75m from any interested club.
Ajax are in the driving seat due to the fact that the player is contracted to the former European champions until the end of the 2021/22 season.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is in search of quality players to add to his ailing squad ahead of the upcoming transfer window scheduled to start as from the 1st of January.
The Portuguese tactician is desperate to rescue his side’s season following their poor start to the new campaign.
Manchester United are languishing in midtable on the Premier League table after recording just 20 points from their first twelve matches of the season.
In addition, the Red Devils have conceded a whooping 21 goals during that period.