Frenkie de Jong, FC Barcelona player


Frenkie de Jong, from being on the exit ramp to being a leader in Barça

Published:10/03/2023 - 23:32h

Updated:10/03/2023 - 23:32h

In the summer of 2022 there were many rumors about the departure of a Frenkie de Jong who insisted on staying at FC Barcelona and is becoming one of the pillars of the team

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The sale of Frenkie of Jong, something that seemed more than likely in the window of transfers of the past summer, now is unlikely or, if it wants , impossible. The Dutch midfield player is signing a season of 'consecration' in the FC Barcelona in which it has become indisputable in the medullary of Xavi Hernández. There is not rotation that leave him out of the XI and, much less, options that it do his in the future near cases.

The situation of the international with Low Countries has given a complete dump in the last months, because it is innegable that, in summer, the Barça put it in the market to win 80 'kilos' by his traspaso and sanear his accounts. The footballer insisted in remaining to show to all the Barcelona club that do without he, as it is right now, will be a historical error for the culés.

A dump historical in the 'case Of Jong'

During the 2022 and with the arrival of Erik have Hag, the Manchester United insisted, of tireless way, in the traspaso of Frenkie of Jong. They were had to pay 80-85 million euros, between fixed and variables, by the midfield player tulip. The Barça accessed, but no the footballer. It denied at all times and, in fact, it said that it did not have intention to move under any context.

It did reference, sometime, to that the club him 'pushed' went during the summer. "I was calm. I decided, in May, that wanted to remain me. But afterwards you know that the pressure would begin to arrive... Yes, of the newspapers, of the president.... Of all sides presionaron so that it went me, in fact. But I wanted to remain me in the Barça, so never it baffled me", said in an opportunity to 'Ziggo Sport'. It has commissioned to show that the club was very mistaken.

Twist of immediate script in this season

The beginning of the season of Frenkie of Jong was not simple. From the pre-season, went many the 'situations' complicated that lived: playing like head office and splitting from the bench of acting, something that also repeated in the first parties of the course. However, consiguió settle very soon in the XI of Xavi Hernández to give consistency to the team, serve of support to Sergio Busquets and add, also, to the offensive works.

The advance of Of Jong was very rapido in this season and forced to Xavi to include him in his alignment of indisputable way. First 'seating' to Gavi and, afterwards, settling in the approach of four midfield players, of there that it was not a surprise that have turned into the half second with more parties in what it goes of season, by in front of the insustituibles Sergio Busquets (31) and Pedri González (30). Only it has played less than Gavi (35).

Of Jong, key in the construction of the Barça

The jump of quality that has given in these months Frenkie of Jong has been very important for the Barça, especially since it implanted the system of four midfield player, where has seen much looser and participatory in the construction of the game of the Barcelona. It has served like the best partner for Busquets in this season.

From breaking lines until having a 'magnet' in his boots not to lose balloons, the irruption of Of Jong is being sensacional and confirms that the Barça can not lose it on no account. The good news, in any case, is that he does not have intention to leave : "Always I have dreamed with playing in the Barça and want to triumph in the Barça", said recently in 'RAC1'.

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