Frenkie De Jong, in a warm-up with the Barça

THE EX CULÉ UNDOES IN PRAISES

Xavi Hernández considers that De Jong will mark a period in the Barça

Published:20/11/2020 - 08:24h

Updated:20/11/2020 - 08:24h

The ex midfield player and captain of the Barça, Xavi, has elogiado the paper of Of Jong in the Barcelona and the Dutch selection, in addition to asking that no compare him with him or Iniesta

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From his arrival to the Camp Nou in the summer of 2019 from the Ajax, Frenkie of Jong turned into the compass of the FC Barcelona in the half of the field. It has been an indisputable player in the approaches of Ernesto Valverde, Quique Setién or Ronald Koeman and has showed that, to his 23 years, can become a referent in the centre of the field blaugrana, although also it has exerted in this campaign like head office, in front of the drop of players like Clément Lenglet or Ronald Araújo and has fulfilled, also, of wonder.

His exert and proof have him recompensado with praises of the fans, of the surroundings blaugrana and also of legends of the club and of the football in general. The ex midfield player and captain of the Barça, Xavi Hernández, has undone in praises for the Dutch in an interview to analyse the World-wide of Catar of 2022 through a direct in Instagram in which they have asked after him the actuality of his ex club.

"Of Jong is a footballer that can mark a period in the Barça and is one of the best of the big generation that has Holland for the World-wide"

Xavi aimed that the day that enteró that Of Jong had signed his agreement like player of the Barça "did me very happy. It wish him luck by Instagram and he answer me very well", said. Equally, it ensured that the midfield player "is a footballer that can mark a period in the Barça and is one of the best of the big generation that has Holland for the World-wide. It is very young still", highlighted.

On his characteristics like player, the current trainer of the To the-Sadd has said that it treats of a "extraordinary footballer" and a midfield player "that does not have fear to receive the balloon in zone of difficulties. In definite, repeat, is a very good footballer", has ensured.

It can not be compared with Xavi or Iniesta

In his interview, Xavi commented on the adaptation that has had Frenkie to the team, after arriving during the summer of 2019 pertinent of the Ajax and considering, besides, that is a very young player. The ex culé has said that "the Barça asks to have an excellent level to play. You arrive to Barcelona and is Messi, Griezmann, Hammered, Busquets... The best of the world are in you team. Frenkie Needs a time to adapt , know another language and another culture, know the game", matizó.

The trainer knows, by own experience, that is not easy to adapt to a so big team as it is it the Barça "cost me to me, cost him to Iniesta to mark differences when you are so young. Of Jong is Of Jong, at all that see with Busquets, with Iniesta or with Xavi", sentenced. Finally, it said that the Dutch is a very able "player" and a fundamental piece of the new generation of Holland, with the big capacity to organise all the centre of the field of his selection. Hernández culminated saying that now "everything depends on he, definitely, but now there is a generation of footballers in Holland very good to achieve big things", ensured.

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