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De Jong: “I always loved watching Pep Guardiola's Barcelona”

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A versatile player, de Jong can function as a , , , , or even as a when the need arises, despite possessing the natural instincts of a midfielder. Was that hard to deal with? Former Barça player and future opponent in the Champions League Paco Alcácer, scored the second goal of the night, off an assist from Alba, after Sergio Ramos had opened the scoring from the penalty spot. He also made his European debut and had four substitute appearances in the , including 8 minutes off the bench against. It was good that they did that. He played in one Eredivisie match against. The competition needs to grow a lot. The home side pulled one goal back through Florin Andone.

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Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong produced a beautiful roulette vs Inter Milan

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On 14 September 2019, he scored his first goal for Barcelona, the team's second in a 5—2 victory over. Imagine having the skill and composure to pull this off! De Jong, the latest Dutch player to tread the Amsterdam-to-Barcelona path made famous by Johan Cruyff, is already being held up as the leader for a new era at Camp Nou. It led to calls for Valverde, who had won a double the season before, to be sacked. A natural dribbler, de Jong has a highly intricate and delicate way of passing that brought him a staggering pass accuracy of 91. But you know that those things are going to happen when you have a season like that at a club like Ajax. I just like spending time with the people I love, like my girlfriend, my family and friends.

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Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong produced a beautiful roulette vs Inter Milan

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They showed us a video about what they expected from the season and what they were expecting from us to convince us to stay, and to show their trust in our talent. Last season, Ernesto Valverde's side won the Spanish title by 11 points but it was a second successive Champions League humiliation for which their campaign is remembered. I am still young so I need to improve a lot. He made two substitute appearances in the , as Ajax lost on away goals against 3—3 in the third qualifying. He is the type of player that Barcelona needs. I think the idea of how we wanted to play was really good: the vision, the tactics.

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Frenkie de Jong explains why he chose Barcelona over Man City & PSG

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The first month has been really good. In this more defensive role, his performances led to comparison with former German , due to de Jong's tendency to roam forward when in possession, as well as his ability to play the ball out from the back and start attacks. Towards the end of the season he was injured—tendonitis, syndesmotic ligament tear, hairline crack in calf bone—and missed three months. With Samuel Umtiti called into the side as an injury replacement, France entertain Albania on Saturday Serbia v Portugal Belgrade, 8. With Ajax, he won the and was named the.

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Frenkie de Jong

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Then I will go see him in Spain! It worked versus Inter and it could be a blueprint for Valverde to follow for the remainder of the season. The way he twists and turns past players in a gentle movement and creates and finds spaces to exploit with his pin-point passing has earned him comparisons to former and legend , as well as former Netherlands, Ajax and Barcelona legend and proponent of ,. He made his senior Ajax debut against coming on in the 88th minute for. I am pretty sure he has the ability. In total, he made four first team senior appearances for Ajax, and scored one goal against. We became champions for what we did over the whole season.

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Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong produced a beautiful roulette vs Inter Milan

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Friday 6 September Germany v Holland Hamburg, 8. Union of European Football Associations. The Dutch midfielder spoke about how he found the dressing room at Barça and his vision for the future at the club. I think it was a special team, not only for the qualities and the tactics, but it felt like we were friends playing together and it was an amazing season. The Eredivisie is, for me, a great competition to play in and it was a great time, but the Eredivisie nowadays cannot compare to La Liga, Premier League and all those competitions. Before that, I could focus on Ajax as well, but it was just a nice feeling to know what was coming next year. When and as the need arose, de Jong partnered his compatriot for his boyhood club Ajax.

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Frenkie de Jong

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I don't think it's the most important thing as a midfielder, especially with my style of playing, but I can score more goals. Next up is a home fixture against the Faroe Islands on September 8 Gijon, 8. De Jong was happy to answer any questions, including about potential new arrivals and how he felt when his best friend Matthijs de Ligt decided to sign for Juventus. We really had a lot of fun. De Jong explained that the team he admired the most as a youngster was Pep Guardiola's Barcelona.

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De Jong and Ter Stegen clash in EURO 2020 qualifying

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There were six or seven of us and we didn't have the best season the year before. A 4-0 second-leg defeat to Liverpool last season ended the club's Treble dream and in the end, they didn't even win the double. He is really a player to keep an eye on, a very good player. De Jong was named to the 2019. Saturday 7 September France v Albania Paris, 8. He made his competitive debut on 16 August 2019, in a 1—0 defeat to. There are some slight differences.

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Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong produced a beautiful roulette vs Inter Milan

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Serbia held them to a 1-1 draw in Lisbon and now the sides meet again in Belgrade. He made 31 first team appearances and played as a central, and defensive, midfielder. It felt really good to close the deal in January, though, because then all of the rumours were behind us and I could just focus on Ajax. Football is a big part of my life and I plan to keep on watching it. We had a really talented squad and a lot of quality players. I think there are not big differences, but some differences in the way of playing.

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Frenkie de Jong explains why he chose Barcelona over Man City & PSG

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I think we have a lot of talented players, some world-class players as well. He was an unused substitute in three Europa League games. I think they all deserve it. De Jong made his senior international debut for the Netherlands in September 2018 and starred for them in their run to the. Frenkie de Jong -- along with Antoine Griezmann, Junior Firpo and Neto -- is among the new arrivals. That's the philosophy of the club. I'm just a person who can relax at home.

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