DE JONG: WE CAN BEAT REAL MADRID

Barcelona-bound Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong has revealed that his Dutch side are very capable of coming away with a positive result when they welcome European champions Real Madrid to the Johan Cruyff Arena on Wednesday.

De Jong believes that “a little luck” could help seal his club’s passage to the UEFA Champions League quarter finals when Real Madrid come visiting for a round of 16 clash.
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Xavi backs Frenkie de Jong to make Barcelona move

Barcelona legend Xavi believes Ajax’s versatile midfielder Frenkie de Jong can be regarded as the perfect fit for the Catalan giants in terms of his playing style. The Dutchman has caught the attention of a number of elite clubs after his impressive progress in Amsterdam but the Blaugrana are nevertheless said to be leading the race for his services.

Speaking to reporters, Xavi indicated that the Dutchman’s style of play familiarises to that of Sergio Busquets and believes he is the kind of player that Barcelona require in the centre of the park, he said: “I have not seen him play a lot, but he does look like Sergio Busquets in terms of playing style. The Ajax school is a bit like the one in Barcelona.
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