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This is how De Jong responds when asked if it is possible to win the Champions League

Published:27/01/2020 - 23:13h

Updated:27/01/2020 - 23:13h

Frenkie de Jong, one of the great signings of FC Barcelona last summer, talked about several issues after being awarded the Repsol Extraordinary Trophy

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The 72ª Gala of Sportive World celebrated in the MNAC of Barcelona rewarded to players of the first staff of the FC Barcelona like Leo Messi, with the prize of MVP of LaLiga Santander or Frenkie of Jong, with the Extraordinary Trophy Repsol that was him awarded "for having been key in the resurrection of the Ajax and for being in few months ones of the best active of the Barça".

The mediocentro Dutch, arrived the past pertinent summer of the Ajax of Ámsterdam after an extraordinary campaign to individual level and community, answered to the questions that did him without escurrir the bulto. The Dutch answered to if "playing like this" the FC Barcelona can win the Champions League. "We will try it, have a lot of quality and players very good, is a big challenge", said.

"We will try to win the Champions, have to improve"

But the mediocentro Barcelona did not shelve the self-criticism and recognised that it still remains a lot of work for doing in the Barcelona team, since the game is not being the best. "We have to improve and work hard, trust that the quality will translate in victories", affirmed, few days after having lost the leadership after falling in Mestalla against Valencia.

Of Jong also was asked after his adaptation in the FC Barcelona, in which it has to adapt to a distinct style that in the Ajax. "Never it is easy to change of club", commented. It is necessary to remember that, in Ámsterdam, the Dutch enjoyed of total freedom of offensive and defensive movements, since it always was accompanied of a mediocentro defensive that covered him the backs.

However, Of Jong is happy in the FC Barcelona and explains that the workers of the club and his mates have helped him a lot in his process of adaptation in the last months. "The people of the club has helped me a lot. The people of the staff technical has helped me and seat me with a lot of confidence", sentenced.

Of Jong, with a lot of future by in front

With hardly 22 years, Frenkie of Jong has showed to have a big talent and an important projection of future. The Dutch midfield player had a big start of season and, in spite of that in the last parties suffers a pothole of game to the height of the of the rest of his mates, trusts fully in his capacity to be a key player in the next decade.

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