Frenkie De Jong, the Dutch talent of Ajax and international at Orange, is leaving at the end of this season, Ajax. Barcelona draws the longest straw in the battle for the 21-year-old promise. Barça has 75 million euros for the midfielder, an amount that by all kinds of bonuses can reach up to 86 million.
Barcelona made tonight of the transition from the 21-year-old has known. This trumps the PSG, which is also more than interested in the services of the creative Dutchman. Barça put more than 75 million euros on the table to The Young next summer to the Camp Nou to lure. The Young moved out in August 2015 Willem II Ajax, the absolute tastemaker, and on the wish list of every European top club. This season he made with Ajax impression in the Champions League, in the eighth-finals awaits Real Madrid.
The five-time Dutch international had at Ajax still has a contract until 2022. That he trades on a commitment for five seasons at Barcelona.
Barcelona describes The Young as “one of Europe’s most promising talents in the society”, which has proven to be a versatile player to be “the game excellent read, and the deadly last pass can give.” The most expensive Dutch player is De Jong not (yet). That honor is reserved for Virgil van Dijk. At the end of 2017 paid Liverpool 84.4 million euros to Southampton for the defender.
At Barcelona, The Young, the dressing room to share with a fellow countryman, reservedoelman Jasper Cillessen.
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