Antoine Griezmann and Frenkie de Jong, training with FC Barcelona


Griezmann, delighted with De Jong: "He likes me a lot"

Published:17/07/2019 - 09:58h

Updated:17/07/2019 - 19:12h

Antoine Griezmann is in love with the football style of Frenkie de Jong, and keeps insisting in that he is the hardest rival what he has confronted never

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The new French star of the FC Barcelona, Antoine Griezmann, has arrived had to boost the good environment from the minute one. Already it knew personally to the big majority of heavy weights of the staff, and even plays with some of them in the Selecció French. With the one who had coincided very few times on a terrain of game is Frenkie of Jong, but from the first moment remained prendado.

Griezmann Starred some statements, does some months, in which it surprised to the world when ensuring that Of Jong was the best player to the that had confronted . It was after a France-Holland during one of the international stops, and the young Dutch midfield player appreciated the gesture, leaving clear that for him was an honour that somebody like Griezmann praised him of this way.

Now, both already know what is to play together and expects that it was like this during a lot of years in the FC Barcelona. In the first trainings have showed a lot of chemistry, kidding between himself and with the rest of his mates. And in the last hours, 'Griezzy' has conceded an interview to 'Barça TV' in which it has gone back to ensalzar the virtues of the Dutch.

"It likes me a lot of Frenkie of Jong, for me is the rival but hard with which have played, very complicated when it touched me go to the pressure, because it never could remove him the ball", has signalled on the ex footballer of the Ajax of Amsterdam, valuing the a lot that it can contribute to the staff of the FC Barcelona of face to this next season, when being already one of the best midfield players of the planet.

Simultaneously, Griezmann also has valued positively to the another reinforcement culé for the next campaign, Net Walled. Has the confidence that it is a guardameta that, when have minutes to the detriment of Ter Stegen, will be able to show his level. "It is a big goalkeeper that will do a good pair with Ter Stegen", has commented the French on the Brazilian.

All optimism for Griezmann

To Griezmann, in definite, for now likes him everything with what has found since it landed in the FC Barcelona. So much in the concerning the club as to his mates of staff, those who have received him with the open arms. And it is not for less. Because, by a lot of controversy that have generated in the last weeks his signing, already is a blaugrana more. And it is necessary to row in the same direction if it wants to arrive to the bank of the titles.

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