Barca: Jordi Cruyff’s update on Frankie de Jong’s future

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While many rumors point to a possible departure of Frankie de Jong and tensions between the Dutchman and Xavi, Barca’s technical advisor, Jordi Cruyff, has been very clear about their midfielder’s future.

The future of Frankie de Jong must continue to be written on behalf of Catalonia. While many transfer rumors lead to a departure from the Dutch midfielder and the latter badly his replacement during Barca’s loss against Rayo (1-0) this Sunday, Blaugrana club’s technical adviser, Jordi Cruyff, on this Very clear this file.

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“We are not going to sell Frankie de Jong, he is a very popular player at the club. We are not looking at that option (Put It On The Market, Editor’s Note) You shouldn’t always attribute defeats to one or two players”, in remarks reported by the Spanish press, swept Cruyff this Sunday after a third straight loss at home to the Catalans.

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He will be annoyed by the way Zavik treats him

De Jong, who was replaced in the 60th minute by Nico against Rayo on Sunday, did not hide his disappointment as he left the field. According to Spanish media, the 24-year-old Dutch international, who came up against a check for 86 million euros from Ajax Amsterdam in the summer of 2019, will be furious at Xavi’s treatment of him.

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This Saturday, Catalan daily Sport reported that de Jong was a priority for future Manchester United coach Eric ten Haag in the off-season. The two men know each other well because between 2017 and 2019, the Batavian technician placed them under his orders for two seasons. Except that Barca doesn’t sell at all.

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