Frenkie de Jong in his presentation as a new signing of Barça


Setién, a breath of fresh air for De Jong... and vice versa

Published:22/01/2020 - 12:09h

Updated:22/01/2020 - 12:33h

Frenkie de Jong is an exceptional player, especially for a team that wants control of the ball. With Setién, the Dutch ensures that advantage

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The centre of the field always has been a key demarcation in the FC Barcelona, since it is the room of machines that allows to elaborate this football of possession that has erigido like philosophy of the Masia during the last decades. Nevertheless, key players like Xavi Hernández or Andrés Iniesta left does time and, since, works in the club to find footballers that occupy his vacancy.

Frenkie Of Jong converted , from the past summer, in one of the big hopes of the club to recover this game of position and control that enamoró to the world in past periods. They endorsed him his big performances in the Ajax and in the Dutch selection, being a player that woke up the interest of big clubs like Paris Saint-Germain or Manchester City but that chose to the Barça by philosophy futbolística and sportive stability.

His lace from pre-season was very good and did not take in winning the poster of indisputable for Ernesto Valverde, harvesting big praises and enamorando to the barcelonismo with his performances. However, to measure that the game of the team went turning off, he also went to less with his performance. The tiredness for having it played all and the fault of control that had the Barça with the Txingurri to the control finish him happening bill.

But, at the beginning of this month of January, arrived what can be a blow of cool air for the young mediocentro Barcelona: the signing of Quique Setén. As it already showed the Cantabrian in his ancient teams and in his première suspender belt against the Granada, the santanderino is a technician to the that likes him that his group have the balloon so much to attack as to defend, and is here where Of Jong can feel more comfortable.

With Setién in the bench, is to expect that the Barça have the balloon during much more time in each party, and is here where a player as Of Jong can give the best of if. Footballers like the Dutch, as Arthur Melo or like Sergio Busquets multiply his performance when have the ball and in fact the mediocentro of Badia made his best party of the course against the Granada,​ where could give more passes and had to run fewer metres.

The importance of the players asociativos

Setién Will make a clear bet by players like the already mentioned. Of Jong, Busquets, Arthur or Riqui Puig will have a main importance to apply the libreto of the technician santanderino and with the new style that this will try to implement, expects a mejoría solid in the weeks to come. For the moment, the Dutch will be able to debut this week and show him to the new technician his potential to recover his best level.

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