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De Jong gets in the debate about his ideal position in Barça

Published:21/09/2019 - 18:28h

Updated:21/09/2019 - 18:28h

Frenkie de Jong became a key piece of Barça since he arrived, but still looks for the position in which he could get his best performance. The dutch talked in an interview about his ideal place on the field

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Frenkie Of Jong is one of the most important signings of the FC Barcelona 2019-20, and has showed it from the first minute. The Dutch has the ideal characteristics to triumph in the City Condal and has left it see in several parties, although they are not few those that consider that it still can surrender better. In an interview, the youngster has adentrado in the debate on his ideal position.

The one of Arkel has conversed with 'The Newspaper' on several subjects of actuality, and has referred to this subject. In the first place, it has warned that the most important is his adaptation, since his performance does not depend on where play: "In the Ajax and in the selection play of mediocentro, but is different because we are a double pivote. In the pre-season and the first party with the Barça played of mediocentro. In front of the Betis and Osasuna played of interior, and if I was not well, went by my fault".

"The people began to debate on my position if it had to play here or there and seemed something of crazy. It treats of a simple position in the field. In the next parties will do it better. I have to adapt me", it has defended, underlining that the time is the key to be able to enjoy of his best version. Although it has recognised that there are differences in the tactics of the 'ajacied', the ones of Holland and the ones of the culés, has signalled that "they are not so big as to see it complicated, at the end is football, treats to play well".

The recently arrived also has revealed that in the changing room this discussion does not concern too much: "we Have spoken of questions futbolísticas, have seen videos... The trainer does not have to ask me where prefer to play. It is the trainer and decides he. Me being very comfortable in the Barça, for real. It is not important in which position play. I am happy to do it in any place of the centre of the field with the quantity of players that there is and the quality that have".

"The differences between the Ajax, Holland and the Barça are not so big, at the end is football, treats to play well"

Of Jong also has destapado the secrets of his incorporation, that began to value in 2018. "They contacted with my agent and with the Ajax. Afterwards my father and my agent spoke with somebody of the Barcelona. For us it was better to follow a year more. We think that it was not the moment to go out. The Ajax neither wanted to sell me. My agent called me to say me, 'the Barcelona has interested in you, go to speak with them'. Listen something like this does you feel proud and flattered. I imagine me that for any player is very special to hear that the Barcelona wants to ficharte".

The crack insists in that remain in the Eredivisie was the suitable option, because it has allowed him develop like footballer and arrive more formed. Between his disclosures also stands out the reason of his agreement with the Barcelona: "If it had not been the Barça, results me difficult say it now, would have been the PSG or the City. The most important was the way to play and how saw me, which plans had for me".

"It speak with the most gathered, my family, my girlfriend, Koeman, my trainer in the Ajax, Overmars... I chose to the Barça when I felt clear, clearly, that wanted me for real and showed me that it would be important for them. When they said me that they saw me playing here, that thought in this and in that, then convinced me really. I spoke with my family and my agent and choose to the Barça. Afterwards my agent came here to negotiate", has detailed.

Of Jong opens the door to a future meeting with Of Ligt

In the interview, Of Jong has been questioned by Ansu Fati, and has gone back to undo in praises: "Has a lot, a lot, talent. It is not normal that somebody of 16 years play in a first team and less when it treats of the Barça. This means that you are very good and work like a professional. It is better that I to the 16 years. When I were 16 years old, was more as a boy. He seems already a professional".

And it has left the open door to a meeting with Matthijs of Ligt, with the one who wanted to play before the central chose to the Juventus. "I decided first! Claro that speak many times of the options that had but never said him that it had to come to the Barcelona. It was his election. It was a decision that had to take with his family. Of course that it would have liked me that it came to Barcelona, but the Juventus is a big club, and is very well for him. Never it knows . The same in the future we gather us...", it has glided.

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