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OFFICIAL - Barcelona announce capture of Frenkie de Jong

The day you have been waiting for is here!

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FC Barcelona have officially announced the signing of Frenkie de Jong from Ajax.

He will join in the next transfer window. Barcelona report that he will cost 75 million euros plus 11 million in variables. He will sign a contract for the next 5 seasons.

The 21-year-old midfielder has been impressing coaches and experts the world over with his technique and versatility. Barça had to pay a large sum to get him ahead of Paris Saint-Germain, who according to media reports, were very close to signing him first.

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