HE WANTED HIM IN BARÇA
De Jong's message about the frustrated signing of De Ligt
Published:20/07/2019 - 08:33h
Updated:20/07/2019 - 08:33h
Frenkie de Jong, one of the signings of the summer for Barcelona, is a great friend of Matthijs de Ligt, who preferred Juventus
Frenkie Of Jong is one of the stellar signings of the FC Barcelona of face to the next season. This Saturday, conceded an interview to Sportive World in which it spoke on several subjects and, between them, was the frustrated arrival of Matthijs of Ligt to the group culé. The defence did not follow in its footsteps his fellow and finish in the Juventus.
When asking him on it sucedido with the 'operation Of Ligt', Of Jong threw balloons was, although it regretted that both can not follow playing together, in this case in the Camp Nou. "It does not correspond me to me say it. Of course, it had liked me that it was in the Barça", said, adding that that thinks that "the Juventus is a good opportunity for him also".
"It had liked me that Of Ligt was in the Barça"
Of Jong, although it prefers to the Barça, thinks that the Juventus will be a big opportunity for Of Ligt. "He spoke with his family, his agent and all the people that is important for him, and took the decision to play in the Juventus and am very happy by him because it is a good option also, although I prefer to the Barça, of course. But I think that the Juve is a big opportunity for him. We will see what occurs", commented.
In fact, both could see the faces in the Champions League, that is an aim culé and of the typical of Jong. "It would be something incredible win it. The Champions is the strongest competition to level of clubs and would do me very happy", commented, adding that "the triplete would be fantastic, is very difficult [...] But of course, we go to struggle for that.
His first days in the Barcelona
Frenkie Of Jong seems excited with his signing by the Barça and his illusion leaves see in each training. The Dutch confessed that Sergio Busquets is helping him a lot. "All Are doing it but if I have to appoint to one could say to Busquets, that is helping me with a lot of things. When I need to know something on the city or the club, he helps me in everything", commented.
Besides, the Dutch revealed that it already has spoken with Ernesto Valverde. "It gave me the welcome and spoke me of some things on the team, on how wants to play. I think that wait of me the same that of the rest of my mates, that can give the best of me in the parties, in the trainings, that work hard, and I have to trust that I go to begin playing", said.
Of Jong shows ambitious and has clear that it can play in any position that ask him, without preferences with regard to being mediocentro or inner. "I can play in any one of the positions of the centre of the field, gives the same which was. Valverde Still has not said me if I have to occupy an or another, will see", commented.
In the Ajax, did it like mediocentro accompanied of somebody more destructive at the side, although it can adapt to "any position of the centre of the field, where have the balloon and can happen it, for me is not problem if I have to play like mediocentro or in one of the interiors". This yes, between laughs, left to fall that play of head office is not him very comfortable.