DE JONG EXPLAINS HIS ROLE IN THE BARÇA
Luuk de Jong confesses: His role at Barça, connection with Memphis, his idol...
Published:12/09/2021 - 20:51h
Updated:12/09/2021 - 20:51h
In an interview with 'TV3', Barça's new signing Luuk de Jong spoke about his first weeks in Barcelona and how he prepares for the clash against Bayern
Luuk Of Jong arrived to the FC Barcelona in the straight final of the market of signings of summer. The Dutch was a traspaso controversial, because it came to be the descarte of Julen Lopetegui in the Seville, but was orna request expresses of Ronald Koeman to reinforce his forward with a profile that did not have in his staff. Now, it aims to be headline in the first big challenge of the culés.
The Barça receives to the Bayern Munich this Tuesday in the Camp Nou for the dispute of the first day of the Champions League and, with all the drops in the offensive (Braithwaite has been the last in adding ), everything aims to that Luuk will accompany to Memphis in the forward.
In an interview offered to 'TV3', the attacker spoke on the role that expects to have in the group directed by Ronald Koeman, affirming that "I know that I will not play in all the parties, but can be a plan 'B' to do tactical changes. Have qualities with the head, if we need balloons to the area. Also I can act in tip, playing to my around like reference to help to the team".
The international by Low Countries stood out that "mark goals in big parties means that I can contribute in these parties. It does not matter against who. I can be dangerous always, and always am smart to mark goals. I can do it also in the Barça".
Relation with Memphis and idol in the football
On his relation with his compatriot and ex mate in the PSV, Of Jong aimed that he is "a very good player. It is very creative, can give me good passes and centres, and also can mark goals". Likewise, it spoke of the footballer that has been his idol from small, the ex culé Thierry Henry: "it was not the same type of player that I. It does not treat of the style. It did it easy, was very fast, marked goals very beautiful", sentenced.