MANCHESTER UNITED target Frenkie de Jong and new boy Robert Lewandowski stole the show as Barcelona romped to a 6-0 rout over Pumas UNAM.
United have been hot on De Jong’s heels all summer although he’s reportedly reluctant to make the switch to Old Trafford.
But De Jong’s resistance hasn’t deterred the Red Devils who hope to cajole the midfielder into a move by offering him a contract worth £450,000-a-week.
And it was clear to see why United are prepared to make him the club’s highest-paid player as he shone at the Nou Camp on Sunday night, in footage shared by Sport Bible.
The Dutch ace sent former team-mate Dani Alves the wrong way before charging into enemy territory from his own half – leaving a slew of the opposition behind with his blistering pace.
He then split the defence in two with a mesmerising pass that should’ve resulted in a goal.
Not that it mattered anyway as Barca were already 5-0 up at that point.
De Jong then put the game to bed in the 84th minute, and his display left United fans lamenting on Twitter about how they need him after witnessing their team crumble to Brighton.
However, De Jong wasn’t the only star on fire for Barca night.
It was Lewandowski’s first appearance at the Nou Camp since completing his summer move from Bayern Munich – and it’s safe to say he wasn’t phased by the occasion.
The 33-year-old opened the scoring after just three minutes in style when he rounded Puma’s keeper before curling the ball into the net from the tightest of angles, Facebook News shared.
The striker then turned provider when he sumptuously served Pedri with deft through balls twice.
Lewandowski’s second assist was a thing of beauty as he cheekily back-heeled the ball into the incoming Pedri’s path who went on a brief run before slotting home.
However, Barca are going to have to make some cuts to their squad in order to register Lewandowski, plus fellow new signings Jules Kounde and Raphinha.
Reports claim La Liga have issued Barca the ultimatum ahead of the new season to reduce the club’s crippling debt load.