Valverde wants to be that ‘critical’ Frenkie de Jong is still in development

Ernesto Valverde has been very, very pleased with the development of a Frenkie de Jong from FC Barcelona, but the 22-year-old midfielder is a complete player should be.

“Frenkie makes a lot of yards and are playing well,” said the coach in an interview published on the website of the Catalan club. “But he’s a lot more to offer and more to give you. Indeed, in the opposing penalty area but it doesn’t get any better.”

In general, the 55-year-old Home, under the impression that the game is Sub-quality. “Frenkie is in the present, and the future of the club. He’s young, plays with a lot of energy, and it is now of paramount importance. He is the link between the army and the attackers, and monitor the organization of the team.”

The step from Ajax to Barcelona for The Young, according to the Home and well handled. “Frenkie gets better and better acclimated to our style of play, just like Antoine Griezmann. They are getting better attuned to each other and to the rest of the team, and this Barcelona is only going to help you.”

De Jong has played in the first half of the season in all of the eighteen league games of the lead in La Liga. Sixteen times he was there for the first two times he was in. The rate of return that matches with one goal and two assists in the tournament a bit on the skinny side.

In the Champions League was for The Young, in all six group games in action, but it did not come up with a goal or an assist. Nevertheless, it put Barcelona in a tough group with Borussia Dortmund, Internazionale, and for Slavia Prague as they lost top of their group for the eighth-finals.

Frenkie de Jong rushes in his first Clásico pass by Toni Duckweed (Real Madrid). (Photo: Pro-Shots)

“We are on course for a superb season

With the lead in La Liga, and a ticket to the eighth finals of the Champions League, but it has the Barcelona midway through the season, things are provisionally good, all highlights Home that, in the crucial phase of the project has not yet been reached.

“So far, we are on track to achieve our goals, and it is a wonderful season to enjoy. We start the new year with the knowledge that we are ready for the decisive phase of the season.

The highlight of the calender year 2019 at the latest, it is, according to Valverde from winning the national championship. “However, there are also a lot of disappointment had been. This is our motivation for the new year to make it even easier to do it this year.”

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