Frenkie de Jong, during a match of the FC Barcelona in the Camp Nou


De Jong will take this Champions like an opportunity of 'vendetta'

Published:5/08/2020 - 11:58h

Updated:5/08/2020 - 11:58h

Frenkie de Jong lived his best moments of the last season with the Ajax in Champions, but also the worst. The Dutch wants to avenge of an unfair elimination

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There is not at all harder that struggle of brilliant form by something during months and months for, afterwards, remain to the doors of the glory. This same occurred him to Frenkie of Jong with the Ajax of Amsterdam the past course. The 'ajacied' deleted to Real Madrid and Juventus in eighth and quarter-finals of the Champions League, practising a football that did time that did not see in Europe, and that marvelled to propiios and odd.

After knowing the pairing in semifinals against the Tottenham, almost all the quinielas gave to the Dutch like future finalists. However, the tiredness accumulated, the inexperience and a pinch of bad luck, joined to the tarpaulin of Lucas Moura in the final instants of the eliminatory, involved the definite elimination of an Ajax that died in the bank.

A year afterwards, and with Frenkie of Jong now in the FC Barcelona, the young midfield player aspires to 'avenge' of the sucedido and access to his first final of League of Champions. For this, will have to contribute first to the elimination of the Naples in eighth and, in quarter-finals, presumably of the Bayern Munich. In semifinals would touch the Juventus, the City, the Real Madrid or the Lyon, rivals also of a lot of height.

It will be able this Barça to surpass all these challenges and arrive until the final of the tournament? If something has clear Of Jong, in spite of his ambition, is that it is necessary to go step by step. This patience in the game carried him to be chosen the past campaign like one of the components of the best eleven UEFA, with only 22 years.

Of Jong wants to triumph in the Champions

It debuted in the maximum European competition a 26 July 2017, with 20 years, in a meeting of the previous of League of Champions in front of the Nice to domicile (1-1), and since has played a total of 26 parties of Glass of Europe. With the T-shirt of the Barça has played seven, the six of the phase of groups and the one of the gone in the stadium of Saint Paolo, whereas the others 19 has contested them with the T-shirt of the Ajax.

In spite of his short experience in Champions, Of Jong wants to convert it little by little in his competition predilecta, and for this will have to help to the Barcelona to that it advance rounds until the final of Lisbon. Another inducement for the Dutch in the tournament is that it still has not seen door, something that is not his speciality but that, with the step of the years, sure that it also will want to improve. A lot of pending accounts for the '21' of the Barça in the most thrilling championship.

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