Luuk Of Jong in a warming with the FC Barcelona


Luuk de Jong, from controversial transfer to leave through the front door of the Camp Nou

Published:23/05/2022 - 15:28h

Updated:23/05/2022 - 15:28h

While waiting for the friendly in Sydney, Luuk de Jong has said goodbye to his time as a FC Barcelona player. He gets all the respect and affection of the Barça fans after being key in the season

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The cession of Luuk of Jong to the FC Barcelona, the past summer, went one of the most argued movements in the market. Few understood the insistence of Ronald Koeman in carrying to the Camp Nou to a player that was the acting of the acting in the Seville, of literal way. With surprise, the bet was accepted and the Dutch leaves of the Barcelona picture being a very respected player by the fans. After the last party of LaLiga, the forward was applauded in way of farewell, put in brief will return to the rows of the group sevillano.

Luuk Leaves of the Barça after having contested only 936 minutes of game, delivered in a total of 29 parties (21 in League, four in Europe League, three in Champions and one in the Supercopa of Spain), in which it contributed seven goals and some assistances. It participated in a goal each 117 minutes with the Barça and dressed of hero in four opportunities.

For example, against the Raise marked the 2-3 in the minute 90+2, with a head butt imparable after a centre of Jordi Alba. It had gone in to the terrain of game in the minute 84' to replace to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, just after Melero equalised the marker from the point penalti and to do what better knows: cabecear centres in the area. It did not fail and it gave, 'in extremis', three key points for the Barça.

It was not the first time that Luuk gave points to the Barcelona group and opens a debate on if it is one of the most decisive footballers of the staff. It happened in Mallorca, when his goal in the minute 44 gave the victory to the Barcelona by the minimum at the beginning of this 2022. In this moment, played because, literally, there were not available forwards and knew to take advantage of his big opportunity for 'impose' his law.

A key player

It went back to suceder six days afterwards, against the Granada. It opened the marker and annotated the only so much Barcelona that served for the tie against the nazaríes. In the derbi of the second turn, the Barça was about to to leave three points in the RDCE Stadium. It went losing 2-1 in the end of the statutory time, but a double expulsion of Melamed and Hammered, after encararse in the 90+3', caused that Hernández Hernández added a minute more in the discount and went a balsam of 'luck' for the culés. Adama Centred and Luuk of Jong appeared with an unappealable head butt, picadito down, to sentence the meeting... And give him a new point to the culés.

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