Frenkie Of Jong ready to throw against the Granada


De Jong, confident: "When you play at Barça, you are always a favorite"

Published:12/01/2021 - 19:43h

Updated:13/01/2021 - 15:12h

Frenkie de Jong was the Barça player who was in charge of speaking at a press conference before the Super Cup. The Dutchman appreciated how the team arrives, he referred to his moment of form or the dangers of Real Sociedad

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Frenkie Of Jong was the player that the FC Barcelona chose to speak in the wheel of prey of this Tuesday, a day before the dispute of the first semifinal of the Supercopa of Spain. The Barça will confront to the Real Sociedad, an always complicated rival that will try to give the chime. The mediocentro Dutch has clear that the donostiarras will cause a lot of problems.

"The Real is a very good team, plays well from backwards, with good structure and players with quality. It goes to be hard for us, but have to arrive to the final", indicated. Besides, it spoke of the supposed favouritism of the culés in this tournament. "I do not know if we are favourite, but when you play in the Barça always are of the favourites. Have win to win the Supercopa, but first is necessary to win to the Real Sociedad tomorrow", affirmed.

Also it admitted that the start of season has been complicated and that the circumstances have done that the team have taken in fitting and complement. "There have been a lot of changes from the start of season and did not have pre-season by the subject of the Covid. I came directly to play with the selection. Now we have to look for us same and see until where arrive", commented.

Besides, it recognised that so much he like the team are going through a moment sweet that expect to take advantage of in the Supercopa. "We are well, I seat me well and we are improving in the last parties like team. We are improving from the start of campaign. We have won the first parties of the year and are very well. I expect that tomorrow we are well also", it stood out.

The Dutch, on the other hand, analysed the new position in which it is planting him Ronald Koeman in the last meetings. The one of Arkel is playing something more advanced and admits that it is loved with this change. "In the last parties am playing in an a bit different position, more advance, and the míster is asking me that it help more in attack. I seat me very comfortable", declared.

Of Jong did not want to speak of the future of Messi

Finally, to the international 'oranje' asked him on the future of Leo Messi, that has not renewed and could go free this summer. The mediocampista did not want to 'wet' and limited to dodge the issue when it listened the question on his captain and mate. "It is not a question for me. I can not say at all on the situation of Leo, would have to ask him to him", concluded.

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