Barcelona’s Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong has admitted. He has a different style of play than Sergio Busquets. As the 34-year-old is a traditional No.6 for Azulgrana. But he plays more like a No.8. According to a report from Derio Sport on Sunday.
De Jong said of his life at Barcelona: ‘It suits me better, the trainers, the staff and I like it. I think you can always keep improving. If you keep working hard and staying in good shape, you’ll get better.’
The Dutch midfielder still believes Barcelona have the potential to compete with Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City next season. But that’s something the Azulgrana team will have to show in the field.
‘They’ve been at a high level for years. we want to go there I think we have a good team as well. Lots of potential And there are many young players. But we have to show it’
Asked about his potential successor to Busquets after the 34-year-old captained him to leave the club this summer, the 26-year-old replied:
‘I often hear But I think we are different players. He’s a real No.6 according to Barcelona’s profile, and I want the freedom of movement.’ De Jong compares his style of play to that of Busquets UFABET
Although many think Frenkie can play in the role of Busquets, Barcelona are scouting the market for a midfielder whose style of play is most similar to the 34-year-old this summer. Possible targets have been mentioned. Including Fiorentina’s Moroccan midfielder Sofiane Amrabat and Bayern Munich’s Germany midfielder Joshua Kimmik.