Transfer News - Nigel De Jong ready to join Man Utd Transfer News - Nigel De Jong ready to join Man Utd Former Manchester City midfielder Nigel De Jong is ready to accept Manchester United’s offer despite of having several other options. Posted by:Junaid Effendi Posted date: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 /comment : 0 Former Manchester City midfielder Nigel De Jong is ready to accept Manchester United’s offer despite of having several other options. The Dutch midfielder has been a long term target of Louis van Gaal, he has been keeping tabs on him since last summer and is now likely to seal his deal in the summer. Serie A duo Juventus and Roma are also keeping tabs on his situation as he will become a free agent this summer. The 30-year-old has no plans to sign another deal at AC Milan and is likely to move back to Premier League. Also Read: Zlatan Ibrahimovic set to join.... De Jong played five seasons before leaving the Etihad Stadium for San Siro in 2012. He is an experienced player, has made more than 130 appearances for the Citizens. United boss Louis van Gaal who has already worked with him while managing national side Netherlands is keen to team up once again. The Red Devils are likely to offer him £80,000-a-week which would be enough to seal his move. Meanwhile, former Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain is set to leave Napoli this summer, as per Daily Star. Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal are keeping tabs on the player. Star further reported that the Gunners are leading the race for the Argentinean star. Columnist: Dany Fendi Share !