Bartomeu, beside De Jong


Bartomeu: "De Jong is going to establish his own era in Barcelona"

Published:9/11/2019 - 16:47h

Updated:9/11/2019 - 16:47h

Josep Maria Bartomeu pressed a lot so that Frenkie de Jong dressed in Barcelona and now, the president culé, believes that the Dutchman will mark an era

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Frenkie Of Jong was one of the footballers that the FC Barcelona followed at the beginning of 2018 like possible incorporation and went the first team that tightened to carry it of the Ajax. Nevertheless, the wait did that the player finish revalorizando and no oficializó his arrival to the Camp Nou until January of 2019, in return of 75 million fixed euros and other 11 in variables.

Without place to doubts, what called the attention of the technical office for fichar to Of Jong was his enormous talent, showed from his debugged technical, of his serenity with the balloon in the feet, of his tactical intelligence and of a style of game that fit perfectly with the Barcelona philosophy.

Josep Maria Bartomeu was a key piece in the signing since, when the negotiations twisted by the apparition of Paris Saint-Germain (that it had practically convinced to the footballer), travelled to Holland to carry them in first person and did to change of opinion to the already ex mediocentro 'ajacied' to concretise his signing by the blaugranas.

The president of the Barcelona has recognised, in an interview conceded to the agency 'The Associated Press'​, that Of Jong is one of the fundamental pillars of the FC Barcelona for the renewal and the rejuvenation of his staff, in addition to ensuring that it can mark period in the Camp Nou.

"Frenkie Of Jong goes to establish his own was in the Barcelona", ensured Bartomeu, on a signing that closed the past market of winter and that has not taken too much in turning into indisputable headline for Ernesto Valverde. By the moment, the performance of the Dutch midfield player does to think that it has been all a tarpaulin the bet by his arrival.

Of Jong and his 'spine' nailed in the Champions

Frenkie Of Jong Is consecrating like one of the midfield players more talentosos of Europe and his career is being meteoric. The Dutch achieved to turn into one of the big stars of the Ajax, achieving the past season a doublet with the team of Ámsterdam and remaining out of the final of the Champions League with a goal fit by his team to few seconds of the end. Now, it expects to take out this 'espinita' with the Barça.

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