Frenkie de Jong, during his presentation


De Jong: "I would like to play with Neymar in Barcelona"

Published:20/07/2019 - 10:01h

Updated:20/07/2019 - 10:01h

Frenkie de Jong has become a new FC Barcelona player this summer and, in recent statements, acknowledged that he would like Neymar to join the team

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The past month of January, the FC Barcelona announced with illusion the signing of Frenkie of Jong and now the Dutch already is here, beside his mates to prepare a full season of challenges. The chapter of signings has the Dutch, with Net and with Antoine Griezmann, although the name of Neymar still plans by the Barcelona actuality.

In an interview that Of Jong has conceded to the newspaper Sport and that has been published this same Saturday, Of Jong has left clear that would be loved to play with Neymar if it gave the return of the Brazilian to the Camp Nou. "Of course that it would like me play with Neymar. It is a very good player, but does not depend on me decide if it has to go back to the Barça", considered.

With the one who himself that will coincide to the one hundred by one hundred will be with Leo Messi, that at present is on holiday, resting after the Glass America. Of Jong considers that the Argentinian is above all and already has win to find with him. "It is the best of the world. I wish to play with all the mates of the Barça, with Messi and all", commented.

These mates also will be competition for Of Jong, that will have to win the place in front of men like Busquets, Rakitic, Arturo Vidal, Arthur or Aleñá. "It seems me something normal when you arrive to a club like the Barcelona, of the biggest of the world. I go to have a lot of competition, but want to show in the trainings that can be headline. The trainer will have to decide", ensured.

Of Jong no only has come to the FC Barcelona to learn of his mates, but also to be important and to treat to win the place. Besides, also it wants to win titles with the Barça and contribute to that do a beautiful game. "I expect that the team can do a beautiful football, that the people enjoy in the stadium and win all the titles", sentenced.

Of Jong will give talent to the centre of the field of the FC Barcelona

Frenkie Of Jong arrives to the FC Barcelona to increase the competitiveness in the team and to reactivate the Barcelona command in the medullary. The course of players like Xavi or Andrés Iniesta in the last years has done that it lose command in the game and the Dutch, with a philosophy and similar style to which learn in the Masia, wants to contribute to a better Barça.

Of Jong arrives like a polyvalent player that can occupy practically any position in the medullary culé. It can play of mediocentro or of interior without losing performance. It will be worthy to see how associates with footballers like Rakitic, Messi or Griezmann.

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