Luuk de Jong at the last minute of the closing of the transfer market, he became a new player of the Barça, after the Catalans reached an agreement with the Seville for the transfer of the striker, and the Dutchman granted his first interview to the club’s media on Friday after confirming his incorporation.
“For me it is very important, a great opportunity. Playing for this club, the largest in the world, is incredible. I hope to do very well with the team and with the fans. I hope I can show my qualities at Barça. It will not be easy but it will not be easy. I know the qualities that I have and I hope to be important for the team. You never know what may happen in the future, “he said. De Jong, opening the door to continue longer in the Barça, before mentioning how is your relationship with Ronald Koeman.
“I have always had a good relationship with Koeman, from the Dutch national team, and we talked many times about tactics and other things in football. For me Koeman is a very good coach and has confidence in me, of the qualities that I have. It is special to go to Barça and work with him again. He told me that he wanted a new type of striker and he knows my qualities. With me he has a different point than there were in Barcelona, ”he added Luuk de Jong, who also spoke of his compatriots Memphis Depay and Frenkie de Jong and from german Marc-André Ter Stegen, players with whom he has met throughout his career.
“I have a good relationship with Memphis, I know him from PSV and the national team. Frenkie also from the national team. I have always had a good connection with Memphis and I hope to do so at Barça as well. I like the way Frenkie plays football and is a great player, like everyone at Barça. I really want to play with them. I also know Marc-André Ter Stegen. I have played with him at Borussia Mönchengladbach in Germany. I know people there and it’s easier for me “, he pointed De Jong, who will be presented as a player of the Barça next week.