Frenkie de Jong, during his presentation


Desolation and crying of Tuchel after the signing of De Jong by Barça

Published:29/11/2019 - 12:23h

Updated:29/11/2019 - 12:23h

When Frenkie de Jong and his agent Ali Dursun informed Paris Saint-Germain that they refused his offer to go to FC Barcelona, ​​Thomas Tuchel did not fit him well

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To day of today, Frenkie of Jong is one of the fundamental pieces of Ernesto Valverde​ for the FC Barcelona but, in January of this same year, in the Barcelona club feared seriously that the Dutch decanted by Paris Saint-Germain. The French offered a big quantity of money by him, but finally from Can Barça could him convince so that recalase in the Camp Nou.

It was not easy and, in fact, during some days, so much the international press as from the own PSG took for granted that Of Jong would play in the Park of the Princes. Recently, the media Voetbal International desveló that the one who worse took the decision of the Dutch was Thomas Tuchel, trainer of the French group.

The German trainer considered to Of Jong a key player for apuntalar the centre of the field and do pair with Marco Verratti, but his dream finish dispelling. In a principle, the Dutch was decided to sign by Paris Saint-Germain, but from the Barça achieved to convince him to last hour and leave to the Frenchmen without 'galactic' for his medullary. When they communicated it to him to Tuchel, the germano burst in crying by the frustration.

During previous weeks to the official announcement, the FC Barcelona treated to put on of the table all his best arguments to treat to convince to the international Dutch. With the clear-cut economic conditions in the offer of the culés from did months, the arms of the Catalan entity in the last summit by Of Jong were the sportive reasons.

The FC Barcelona tried that Of Jong saw that play in the Camp Nou was a much more attractive option for the future of the player that do it in Paris Saint-Germain, ensuring him to the player that the style of Barcelona game has some signals of identity that would benefit him and that would not change, in contrast with the fault of stability and continuity in the project in the club Frenchman.

Hit of effect on Paris Saint-Germain

The FC Barcelona asestó a hard hit to Paris Saint-Germain with the strategic signing of Of Jong. With the imborrable memory of it sucedido with Neymar in 2017, in which the French club convinced to the Brazilian to hit of talonario, feared by an alike situation with the Dutch. Fortunately, for Of Jong the illusion weighed more than the money, doing see in Paris that the money is not it everything.

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