Luuk Of Jong celebrates his goal in front of the Athletic


Luuk De Jong, from being criticized to dominating the aerial game in LaLiga

Published:4/03/2022 - 16:17h

Updated:4/03/2022 - 16:17h

Luuk De Jong has silenced the criticism and has become the top scorer with a header so far in LaLiga. There are already four goals from the Dutchman, who shares the top with David García

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Although his signing was full of doubts and his performance in a principle did not seem to convince of the all to the technical body and to the fans on the tarpaulin when incorporating him to the staff, Luuk Of Jong has turned into an important piece for the FC Barcelona after the arrival of Xavi Hernández to the bench. The Dutch has consolidated like the leader of the aerial game in the tournament of the regularity.

In fact, it treats of one of these sections that the Barça rare times has attained to head. Of Jong has turned into an authentic danger for the defences and rival goalkeepers in what it goes of the season 2021-22, signing four so many keys for the positive series that lives the Barcelona team from the start of 2022. Besides, it has done it in few minutes of game.

The attacker that arrived as yielded from the Seville leads the registers of goals of head beside the central defender of Osasuna, David García, both with four celebrations in the course. Very closely they follow them Luis Suárez (Athletic of Madrid), Enes Ünal (Getafe), Íñigo Martínez (Athletic Club) and Juanmi (Real Betis), with three goals each one.

Of Jong marks almost a goal by hour

Likewise, the Dutch has increased his tax goleadora in relation to his presence on the lawn. Along the 335 minutes of game that accumulates, registers an average of a so much by each 66 minutes, by what besides has turned into an almost safe guarantee of goal by party. Besides, it has added to the good moment that live the Barcelona attackers.

His marks even go further. When taking in account the registers of the others players more dangerous of head of the five leagues 'top' of Europe, Luuk Of Jong keeps like the footballer with the best average. By behind it situates Enes Ünal (a goal each 69 minutes), also one of his mates, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (76) and Robert Lewandowski (80).

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