Luuk Of Jong and Memphis Depay in a training with Países Basses


From Messi-Suárez in Lisbon against Bayern, to Memphis-De Jong at Camp Nou

Published:10/09/2021 - 23:46h

Updated:12/09/2021 - 01:18h

The Barça will receive to the Bayern Munich this Tuesday in the debut in the Champions League, with the possibility that Memphis and Luuk of Jong première like pair culé

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A year and shortly after, the FC Barcelona reencontrará with the Bayern of Munich, after the humillante goleada of the Bavarians 2-8 in Lisbon, in the quarter-finals of the Champions League 2019-2020. In that moment, the blaugrana arrived with doubts, but no so many as now. In any case, even with a full staff of stars and led by Leo Messi, the Catalans suffered his worst defeat in European competitions.

The true is that in this moment, with Quique Setién in the benches of the Barça, the culés jumped to the field of the stadium Gives Light with a drawing 'rompedor', the 4-4-2, that left in tip to Lionel Messi and Luis Suárez. The revolution of the trainer culé remained like a failure, because the team finished falling defeated estrépitosamente, although the 'Gunman' finished annotating a doublet.


Now, in the debut in the Champions League, this Tuesday from the 21:00 hours (in Spain) no descarta that, in front of the important drops that has the staff, Ronald Koeman finish opting by the same drawing, the 4-4-2, but with Memphis Depay and Luuk of Jong leading the offensive. Both already have played before together, with the PSV and in the selection of Low Countries, and understand very well in the field.

The Barça receives to the group muniqués with win of 'revenge', after the humiliation in 2020, but conscious that the Bayern keeps on being a very dangerous team and with a lot of stars, although they also will arrive to the City Condal with important drops. In any case, the plan of the Barcelona is to struggle to the end and show, through thick and thin, that this team can and wants to litigate by the titles.

Memphis And Of Jong, 'partners'

In his presentation like new player of the FC Barcelona, Luuk of Jong stood out his big relation with Memphis Depay, inside and out of the field. So much so the Dutch aimed that "we use the language of the football and expect to have the same connection in the Barça".

With Frenkie also keeps a very good relation, signalling that "like forward is well have so much quality behind so that they help you in front". With Koeman, to the one who also knows very well, there are not doubts that have a lot of confidence and that, if it arrived to the Barça, is because the trainer wanted it there.

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