Frenkie de Jong thinks Matthijs de Ligt is doing well at Juventus but would have liked to see him join Barcelona this summer.

De Jong left Ajax for Barcelona in the summer and the Catalan giants were also heavily linked with De Ligt, but in the end he decided to join Juventus.

Speaking to Italian newspaper La Gazzetta Dello Sport, De Jong said, “I have not seen all his matches, so I cannot analyze everything. I have seen the games against Fiorentina and Atlético Madrid. He has done very well. So far he plays a lot. He is doing well, so he started well. It is still a very young player. That you are at such an age and playing at a club like Juventus is very good. “

However, De Jong would have liked to have him as a teammate at Barcelona, “Of course I would have liked to see him here at Barça, but I didn’t say anything about it. It was his choice that he had to make with his family, agent and everyone close to him.”

“He chose Juventus. I think that is a good choice. Juventus is one of the biggest clubs in the world and he plays a lot at the moment. Italian football is certainly not just about defending, but you know what they say : they defend very well there. He can learn a lot there. It was a good choice for him. “

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