April 2, 2023


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Barcelona's new striker revealed what he heard from Ronald Koeman.  "That's why he chose me."

Barcelona’s new striker revealed what he heard from Ronald Koeman. “That’s why he chose me.”

Luc de Jong was loaned during the summer transfer window from Seville to FC Barcelona. And the footballer admitted in an interview with the media of the club “Blaugrana” that he was counting on fruitful cooperation with Ronald Koeman.

Pride of Catalonia made an important roster change before the transfer market closed. First, he gave Antoine Griezmann to Atlético de Madrid, and then I managed to get Luc de Jong from Seville. Both operations are rentals.

The Dutch player is happy to move to the Camp Nou. As he admits, he is looking forward to working with Ronald Koeman.

For me, this is a very important step and a great opportunity to play for the biggest club in the world in my opinion, it’s unbelievable. announced.

I’ve always had a good relationship with Koeman. Moving to Barcelona and working with him again is something special. In the Dutch national team, we often talked about tactical matters and other issues related to football. He told me he wanted a different kind of striker in the team, which is why he chose me. In my opinion, Koeman is a great coach, he has great faith in me and in my abilities. Hope we can cooperate well – added.

It is good to know someone before coming to a new club, it will help me in everything. I’ve always had a good relationship with Memphis because I know him from PSV and also from the national team. I think we played well together. I hope you do the same in Barcelona. pointed out.

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– I also knew Frenkie from the cast. I love his game, he’s a great player, like every player in the Blaugrana. I also know Marc-Andre ter Stegen, I played with him for a year in Germany in Borussia Mönchengladbach. – Been completed.