BARTOMEU WAS DECISIVE

Frenkie Of Jong admits that it was about to not going to the Barça

Published:6/07/2019 - 15:30h

Updated:6/07/2019 - 16:30h

Frenkie Of Jong and his representative, Ali Dursun, have conceded an interview in which they have recognised that the Dutch midfield player was about to no fichar by the FC Barcelona. The trip of Bartomeu to Holland was decisive to close the operation

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Frenkie Of Jong was presented officially this Friday in the Camp Nou, visibly sonriente at all times and loved in front of the constant samples of affection by part of the fans culé. The Dutch midfield player has fulfilled the dream of fichar by the FC Barcelona, but like him same has recognised, the history could have not finish with happy final.

The ex footballer of the Ajax and his agent, Ali Dursun, have conceded an interview to 'Voetbal International' in which they have stood out that the negotiations did not go at all easy, and that there was a moment in that even they arrived to break . At the end, when seeming the intervention of the president and maximum mandator of the club, Josep Maria Bartomeu, was decisive to close the operation.

"The Barça always interested by me and in reality always had my preference. But the conversations were difficult and had increasingly the feeling that in reality it did not be to go me. At the end, they remained the City and PSG, no longer took into account Barcelona. Until it called my agent Ali. Suddenly they put very serious", remembers Of Jong in the quoted interview.

His representative, Ali Dursun, explains that "we finish to break with the Barça, but resulted that the president himself wanted to come. I said him to Frenkie, no longer answer at all of Spain, although afterwards we said us that had 45 minutes and that it was possible to listen them. And after exactly 45 minutes convinced us. When the leaders of the Barcelona were , Frenkie and I said us that it was sufficient".

The FC Barcelona attained to convince to Of Jong, and the footballer ensures that it did not treat of a question of money but futbolística. "This time the Barcelona came with what wanted. It did not have at all that see with the money. When I speak, I speak of football. Like this it was as I did it with all the clubs interested. But now the Barcelona had a plan with me, indicated how saw my future, expressed the expectation that I could be an important player here", desvela Of Jong in relation to the arguments of the Barça to convince him.

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"This was important for me. And if the plans of all the clubs are good, then is easy. Afterwards I choose the club with which dreamed", concludes. The FC Barcelona reacted to time when seeing that it could lose the signing of Frenkie of Jong, and achieved to close the signing of a midfield player that is called to write a beautiful history in the FC Barcelona. Already there is expectancy for seeing him play of Barcelona.

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