Luuk Of Jong celebrating his goal against the Espanyol

THE DUTCH, AN UNEXPECTED SCORER

Luuk de Jong's impressive record in 2021-22

Published:1/03/2022 - 01:30h

Updated:1/03/2022 - 01:30h

Many questioned his arrival, arguing that he was not a player with the necessary level to be at FC Barcelona. However, Luuk de Jong has silenced his 'haters' with goals, most of them coming from the bench

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Luuk Of Jong accumulates the best average goleador for the forwards of the main leagues of Europe. The Dutch annotates a goal each 66 minutes, that is to say, agitates the networks in each hour on thefield , with which surpasses to big goleadores like Mohamed Salah, Karim Benzema or the same Robert Lewandowski, that annotates a goal each 80 minutes with the Bayern Munich. The second goleador with better average in Europe also plays in LaLiga: the Turkish Enes Ünal, the one who converts each 69 minutes with the Getafe.

The top of goleadores with better average complete it Riyad Mahrez (goal each 74 minutes with the Manchester City) and another blaugrana, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the one who thanks to his explosion goleadora with the culés registers a so much each 76 minutes. However, the average of 'Auba' also benefits by the attained in the Arsenal, where annotated 7 goals in 15 apparitions in the 2021-22. With the Barça, the gabonés carries 5 targets in alone 6 parties.

In the case of the Dutch, everything changed from the past 2 January. His exit in winter seemed safe, but in the first party of the year the absences forced to Xavi Hernández to put to the Dutch like titling, and Luuk did not fail. His goal in front of the Mallorca allowed to the blaugranas begin the 2022 with victory, and a week later the tulip went back to mark the only so much culé in the tie in front of the Granada (1-1). The series of Of Jong continued in the Supercopa in front of the Real Madrid (defeat 3-2) and also marked the 'milagroso' goal of the tie in Cornellá (2-2).

His last so much arrived the Sunday to round the goleada in front of the Athletic (4-0). During the first semester of the season, the alone tulip annotated a goal in the goleada in front of the Raise (3-0) the past 26 September, still with Ronald Koeman in the bench. The player of 31 alone years has contested 335 minutes in the season and surely will return to the Seville in June, when it culminate his loan, but anybody will be able to desconocer his delivery and smell goleador.

Xavi, the main defender of Luuk of Jong

Xavi Hernández has valued positively the attitude of Luuk of Jong at all times, and the forward has answered him with goals. "It is an example and say it in front of the staff. It is a goleador and have taken it out for this. It has had two and has marked one", said the míster of Terrassa after the tie in front of the Espanyol (2-2). The technician egarense recognises the professionalism of the player, the one who always gives the maximum in each training and, further of his secondary role in the team, always is had to surrender like this only touch him play a bunch of minutes, like sucedió in Cornellá. Luuk Appears when the Barça more needs him.

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