Koeman Guardiola is totally wild about De Jong

first_imgNetherlands boss Ronald Koeman revealed Pep Guardiola’s strong interest in Ajax midfielder Frenkie de JongSince debuting for Ajax in 2016, De Jong’s passing and ball-carrying skills have earned plenty of suitors and a call-up to the Netherlands squad.It’s understood that Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City are the frontrunners for De Jong’s services along with Ajax team-mate Matthijs de Ligt.“I spoke to Pep Guardiola about [Frenkie] De Jong and [Matthijs] De Ligt a while ago,” Koeman told AD.“He is totally wild about the type of midfielder that Frenkie is, he wanted to know everything about him.”Premier LeaguePremier League Betting: Match-day 5 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Going into the Premier League’s match-day five with a gap already beginning to form at the top of the league. We will take a…Since debuting for Holland in their 2-1 friendly win against Peru on September 6, De Jong has made a further four appearances.On De Jong’s impact for the national side, Koeman added: “Frenkie really added something.“His greatest quality, is that he can postpone a decision on the ball in many situations, and then give a pass where everyone thinks: yes, damn, well-seen, it can be as simple as that. ”De Jong has managed four goals and one assist in 27 appearances across all competitions this season for Ajax.last_img read more