Frenkie de Jong has once again stated that joining Barcelona is a dream and that he hopes to remain at the club for the rest of his career.

Last month, Barcelona confirmed the signing of the Ajax midfielder on a five-year deal which will start in the summer. They beat off competition from PSG to sign the 21-year-old for a fee rising to €86 million.

Speaking to Het Kontakt, de Jong said on the move, “Paris Saint Germain was a good option, but Barcelona has always been a dream, and I’m happy with my five-year contract. If I succeed, then the chances are that I will never leave, just like Messi. “

De Jong also revealed that he is hoping to get the number 21 shirt at his new club, while Nike want him to play with ‘Frenkie’ on his back.

He said, “In July I sign my official contract in Barcelona and I am also being presented to the fans and the press Playing with 21 would be nice, because that is a bit my number The selection for the new season is not yet known so I’ll have to wait and see.

“We are also thinking about playing with Frenkie on the back of my shirt, which Nike prefers from a merchandising point of view, but I’m not sure I want it.”

For now De Jong is aiming to win the Eredivisie title, “I think we are going to be champion, PSV is five points ahead, but you always have to be confident, they come to Amsterdam again and will lose points, I see our busier program as an advantage. to get back into the flow.”




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