DE JONG SHINES WITH BARÇA
Frenkie de Jong celebrates his great performance in his debut with Barça
Published:23/07/2019 - 19:03h
Updated:24/07/2019 - 11:37h
FC Barcelona settled with defeat his first match of pre-season, but the duel against Chelsea left some positive conclusions. Frenkie de Jong celebrated his good performance with the team in his firsts minutes with the azulgrana shirt
The season 2019-20 already has started for the FC Barcelona, that has premièred it with a debut agridulce in turns it Asian. The changing room of the Catalan group has regretted the defeat against Chelsea in the stadium of Saitama (1-2), but at the same time has showed satisfied after a commitment that has served to take rhythm and to see to some youngsters in action.
One of the happiest after the crash was Frenkie of Jong, exultant after his first meeting like culé. "Alas it has not been a good party and have lost, but have felt me very well to be the first, have been my first minutes and am happy", has analysed the one of Arkel, that has shined in the second half giving exit to the balloon from the position of pivote.
In the debate on his ideal position, however, has not wanted to go in the Dutch, that has showed had to put his qualities to the service of the team: "The competition is normal in a club like the Barça, that has to face a lot of competitions, am not concerned therefore. For me it is not important to play in one or another position, what likes me is to play and does not matter in where was. Valverde Did not say me that it only went to play in a determinate position".
The ex of the Ajax has preferred to underline his big feelings, a question in which it also has appreciated the help of his mates: "I have felt Me very comfortable like midfield player because my mates have helped me a lot, no only in the field, the feelings have been good. It is difficult to stand out to one because all have helped me a lot these days, although from the beginning Busquets was very pending".
The recently arrived also has commented that Ernesto Valverde has not given him a talk detailed, and that has given him freedom and indications as to the rest of the group. Questioned by the pressure to represent to the Barça, the crack has signalled that it does not suppose him a problem. "I do not seat more pressure, the football is the same in all the places and is not it different here. I trusted my qualities and in showing them", has explained.
Of Jong praises to Griezmann and to Riqui Puig
Shortly after confessing that it is improving in his classes of Spanish and that afterwards would want to learn Catalan, Of Jong has launched several 'winks' to his mates, and has elogiado to Antoine Griezmann and Riqui Puig: "Griezmann is a big player, one of the best forwards of the world and am safe that it goes to do big things. Riqui Also is very talentoso. I think that we can be ilusionados with his future".