HE REITERATES TO BE "VERY HAPPY"
De Jong: "I don't regret a second of signing for Barça"
Published:24/01/2020 - 11:38h
Updated:24/01/2020 - 11:38h
Frenkie de Jong has become a key piece for FC Barcelona since arriving in summer from Ajax. The Dutch admit to feeling happy as culé
It does just a year, the FC Barcelona announced officially the signing of Frenkie of Jong after some long negotiations in which it also appeared Paris Saint-Germain. The culés paid 75 million euros to the Ajax by the Dutch and did not incorporate it until the past summer but, since, turned into a vital player for the team in the centre of the field.
The crack Dutch spoke about his first months in the Camp Nou in an interview for the newspaper Sport, in which it recognised that the Barça is his ceiling and that it is a dream done reality for him dress of Barcelona. "Always I wanted to play in the Barça. I do not know what will happen in the future, but am very happy here and there is not another step more than the Barça. There is not an upper level to the of the Barça", manifested.
Besides, it ensured that no arrepiente neither by an instant to having chosen to the FC Barcelona, where is very happy. "No me arrepiento to have fichado by the Barça, not even during a second. I am very happy because I always wanted to play here. I am playing with footballers that stops for me are authentic legends: I am enjoying it and besides I am learning a lot. I am in the best club of the world, in a wonderful city and with a stupendous climate", affirmed.
"I put me a six, my performance can be much better"
Of Jong also valued the impact of the Barça. "I began to know the club and although it already knew that it was a club of world-wide dimension, surprised me check all what generates the club. In the Ajax also saw us a lot of people, but here speaks each day of the Barça. All the world speaks of the Barça, there are programs each day and the people speaks of the team continuously. The impact of the Barça is what more has surprised me: each minute of the day the people speaks of the Barça", aimed.
The midfield player of Arkel dreams also with being able to leave footprint in the FC Barcelona by his sportive merits. "I will try to give the best of me same and happen some wonderful years in the Barça. A lot of years. Now I centre me in training hard and offer the best of me same. Ojalá Can be remembered; perhaps no like a legend, but yes that the people remember me like a good player", said.
Also it commented the change of trainer, recognising the work that the team did with Ernesto Valverde although the game went mejorable. "I think that could play better, but neither were it doing so bad. We go first in the League, are in the eighth of the Champions and classify us in the Glass of Rey, although it is evident that do not play as we wanted in front of the Ibiza. We did it well with Valverde and expect that we can follow doing it well with Setién", commented.
Happy, but wants to follow improving
About his performance, Of Jong is convinced to be able to to follow improving, but thinks that the things are going him well for the moment. "It would put me a six. For the moment, a six or a six and half. I have played a lot of minutes and have played more or less well, am happy, but know that my performance can be much better", ensured.
On the other hand, it affirmed that it fills him of pride the fact to have been able to to consecrate like titling in the eleven type of the Barça, although it reiterated that it wants to follow expanding his provision. "I am very happy, ojalá can follow like this all the season. But I expect to improve. I am playing well up to now, but I think that I can do it quite better", sentenced.