Barca lands Frenkie de Jong from Ajax for £65m


Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong

Spanish La Liga leaders, Barcelona FC have out-shined  PSG to sign Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong at a £65m transfer fee.

The Dutch international was also linked with Manchester City before finally agreeing on a five-year deal for an initial €75m fee with a possible €11m in add-ons, and will complete his move in the summer.

De Jong 21,can also operate in defence and Barcelona believe he will be a rock of their team for years to come.

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“With the arrival of Frenkie de Jong we add talent, youth and Barça style to our sporting project,” club president Josep Maria Bartomeu‏ said on Twitter.

“We are convinced that he will be a key part of our team for years to come.”

The Ajax midfielderwill still be at the club till end of the season to increase his 65 appearances for the Amsterdam outfit, where he’s played his way into the Netherlands national time having won five caps.

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