Frenkie de Jong in his first match as a Barça's defensive midfielder


Frenkie de Jong left details of class debuting as a defensive midfielder of Barça

Published:24/07/2019 - 00:03h

Updated:24/07/2019 - 00:03h

This Tuesday took place the expected debut of Frenkie de Jong with FC Barcelona, and also started the discussion about his ideal position. The dutch played as a defensive midfielder, occupying the usual place of Sergio Busquets

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The FC Barcelona contested this Tuesday his first party of the season 2019-20, and the of less was the defeat against Chelsea. The English arrived to the duel visibly more filmed, and carried the triumph by an adjusted 1-2. In the Catalan edict there were a lot of proofs, and the conclusions to the term of the 90 minutes were quite positive. The team, a year more, promises.

Between the most expected debuts was the one of Frenkie of Jong, that finally enfundó the Barcelona T-shirt in a friendly. There were many win to see of what was able the ex of the Ajax, and the fans did not finish disappointed in spite of that the youngster exerted a role that was not him so usual in Johan Cruyff Sand. The cásting of Ernesto Valverde has begun.

The one of Arkel premièred in turns it Asian exerting of pivote, by in front of the two head offices, commissioned to give exit to the balloon and with requirements to defensive level. In general, it left several details of quality before an arreón of the 'blues' that braked to the culés, and shined especially delivering game because it is accustomed to do it so much in his ancient club as in the selection, where carries the handle in the room of machines.

The Dutch confirmed that his versatility can be very useful along the course, but also that it will touch him pulir defects. When situating something more retarded, loses effectiveness breaking lines, and can take fewer risks because it can give a discontent to his. In the 0-2 of Ross Barkley was missing him forcefulness and something of understanding with the defenders, because the one of Liverpool had a lot space to think, shoot and beat to Net. This situation, on the other hand, is slightly justifiable to these heights of the campaign.

His examination in this place incidió in his possible candidature to suplir to Sergio Busquets, that was headline and contested all the first time and committed a grave failure that gave a goal to Chelsea. The one of Badia carries years like indisputable but without a specific spare, something that could change if the trainer barcelonista attains that the recently arrived adapt with guarantees. This yes, to tenor of his statements, does not go to be a fixed bet.

Of Jong and Valverde warn that the Dutch does not have a fixed place

So much Of Jong like Valverde refused to go in in the debate on his ideal position, and glided that it could vary in function of the collective needs. They are not few those that consider that the place of interior would allow him explode better all his virtues, but the true is that it can adapt without problems to the of pivote and give rest to a veteran to the that has seen too demanded in the last times. The aim is that the team come off well, and with so many possibilities will be easier to hit.

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