Frenkie de Jong signed for FC Barcelona


De Jong's agent reveals the war for his signing

Published:30/09/2019 - 10:56h

Updated:30/09/2019 - 10:56h

Hasan Cetinkaya, one of Frenkie de Jong's agents, revealed the war between Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Barça for signing him

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To day of today, Frenkie of Jong has turned into one of the indispensable players in the alignments of Ernesto Valverde. His serenity in the medullary, his capacity to distribute the game and his ease to adapt to the style futbolístico of the FC Barcelona have enamoured to the fans, to the technical body and to his mates since it arrived in summer.

This yes, to achieve dress him of Barcelona, the FC Barcelona had to sweat blood. During finals of 2018 and principles of 2019, was at stake an intense war between several clubs that wanted to do with the services of Of Jong. The Dutch always had had the illusion to play in the Barça, but the succulent proposals of Paris Saint-Germain, the Manchester City and the Juventus did him doubt.

Finally, Of Jong finish in the Camp Nou because like this it preferred it, but the culés feared that it could them escape the signing. Hasan Cetinkaya, one of the agents of the Barcelona midfield player, launched light about the bidding that organised between all the teams interested in some statements for Aftonbladet.

Cetinkayam Ensured that Of Jong always had to the Barça like wish prioritario by the philosophy futbolística that there is in the club. "There was a true clash, with Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City and Juventus tried almost anything to achieve to Frenkie, but the Barcelona always went his first option, his football is in his DNA", explained.

"There was a lot of pressure on the sportive direction so that the agreement succeeded, and really wanted to protect. The ex general manager Pep Safe began to cry when they signed the documents. When I saw this, also me conmovió and fell me a tear, and ​​is very rare that cry. There were embraces, champagne and after me, Ali Durson, Frenkie and all his family were to dine to a very elegant restaurant in the mountains of Barcelona", sentenced Cetinkaya.

Of Jong, strengthened

By the moment, Ernesto Valverde is testing to Frenkie of Jong so much in the position of inner as in the one of mediocentro pure by in front of the defence. In the last parties has begun playing by the right, by in front of Sergio Busquets and doing couple of interiors with Arthur, but the true is that the Dutch is strengthened in the eleven type of the team and that his paper already is considered fundamental.

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