THE DUTCH SINCERE
This is how De Jong responds when he is compared to Iniesta
Published:30/07/2019 - 08:27h
Updated:30/07/2019 - 08:27h
Players like Andrés Iniesta or Xavi decided to leave FC Barcelona. Now, De Jong is destined to be his heir
Frenkie Of Jong already has played two parties with the T-shirt of the FC Barcelona and has left big feelings with his performances. His quality, his serenity with the balloon in the feet, his tactical intelligence and his ease to do simple the difficult are enamorando to the barcelonismo from the first moment in which it has seen him play.
To day of today, the Dutch footballer is in full process of adaptation to the team, although it is him doing easy by the quantity of helps that receives by part of his new mates and trainers. "All the world is helping me a lot, from the players until the technical body, going through the club", said Of Jong, in an interview published by Reuters.
"Iniesta has so much talent that is difficult to copy it"
Now, the ex of the Ajax is mate of footballers that up to now only could see by television. The fact to having followed the meetings of the Barça is a big advantage for Of Jong. "Of course, I have seen a lot of parties of the Barcelona in the last years, so I know that they are incredible players", said, adding that "I have been them observing and are an example for me".
Also it was asked after Andrés Iniesta, that recently said on the typical of Jong that was an exceptional signing. "If has some council for me, are welcome, of course, but think that has so much talent that is difficult to copy it", said on the manchego. "That is not my put", added, in reference to imitate his style of game.
For Frenkie of Jong, besides, is important to have played in the Ajax before doing it in the Barça, because of what seem both teams in philosophy of game. "We have spoken of this and I also have spoken of this with the trainer, but think that the style and the vision of the Ajax and of the Barcelona are a bit seemed, so there is not a big difference for me", sentenced.
The debut of Of Jong in the Camp Nou
Until the moment, Frenkie of Jong has contested 90 minutes with the T-shirt of the Barça, delivered in the two meetings that the culés have played in Japan against Chelsea and the Vissel Kobe. But the next 4 August, in the party of the Gamper, the Dutch will be able to play in front of his new fans against the Arsenal, that is tremendously ilusionada with his arrival.