DE JONG, DEMANDING
Frenkie de Jong is chosen 'MVP' of the Gamper, and says that he does not deserve it!
Published:5/08/2019 - 00:50h
Updated:5/08/2019 - 00:50h
FC Barcelona conquered Joan Gamper Trophy this Sunday, after winning Arsenal in the Camp Nou. Frenkie de Jong was chosen MVP of the match, and ensured that he did not deserve the prize because he and the team can improve
The FC Barcelona followed working in his preparation in the party of the Trophy Joan Gamper, in which it made the official presentation of the staff in front of the Camp Nou before confronting to the Arsenal. The Catalans began losing but knew voltear the marker in the second time, with a performance that convinced to a satisfied Ernesto Valverde but did not leave happy to all the changing room.
Although the technician celebrated the performance of his, Frenkie of Jong showed demanding so much in the individual as in the collective, and considered that it was not a big meeting. "It was not the best party, but is normal because we are in pre-season and there are a lot of things that improve. We can play better with the balloon and the pressure that make in front was not very good, but safe that will go for better", valued.
More surprising was his reaction when receiving the trophy to the Best Player of the crash, an award that considered that it did not deserve. In a mix of self-criticism and modesty, the one of Arkel explained that it had understood that the distinction had been for another: "The truth is that it did not expect to win the trophy of MVP because I think that other mates did it better that I, but well, is always positive to receive a prize, although it did not deserve it".
The midfield player contested the first 45 minutes acting like defensive pivote, and showed that it keeps growing and that his understanding with the rest of footballers of the medullary is good and can go tomore . In a lot of moments was the director of orchestra of the Barcelona, connecting often with Riqui Puig -that also lució-, and quite compenetrado with Ivan Rakitic, with the one who also could share position.
The Dutch signalled that from his arrival has noticed similarities with the Ajax, but also quite a lot of differences. Further of the style and of a philosophy futbolística and institutional practically treaded, the youngster considers that it is not the same to play in the Camp Nou that in Johan Cruyff Sand: "Himself that there are differences, although in both clubs take care the ball, although in the rest, everything is very different".
Of Jong ilusiona with Messi and the Camp Nou
Happier showed Frenkie of Jong with his debut in the Camp Nou, and confessed to be impressed in spite of having coincided little with Leo Messi. The Argentinian reincorporó this Sunday and attended to the presentation, but did not play against the 'gunners' and the recently arrived explained that hardly it could greet him. In spite of everything, noticed his emotion by his first time in the coliseo Barcelona: "it Has been incredible, with so many people that has showed us his support, very impactante".