Liverpool should be worried about Manchester United signing this super talent

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Former Liverpool midfielder Danny Murphy has warned Liverpool should be ‘worried’ at Manchester United’s attempts to sign ‘super talent’ Frenke de Jong from Barcelona.

“I tell you what is worrying from a Liverpool point of view, that relationship between Erik ten Hag and Frenkie de Jong, because he is a player,” Murphy told Rio Ferdinand’s Five YouTube channel.

“Barcelona have got to sell some players. They need to recoup over £100m and De Jong would get them a big chunk of that if they let him go.

“In effect, De Jong would play where Christian Eriksen is playing alongside Casemiro and Eriksen would be used more of a squad player.

“That’s probably why they went for Eriksen when they didn’t get De Jong because they’re both creative. De Jong is more athletic and a bit better receiving the ball but they are similar.

“Frenkie de Jong is a super talent and he would be a big, big addition for them. It would be a really big addition for Manchester United.”