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The stats which show why Barcelona were happy to spend big on Frenkie de Jong

Ajax v SL Benfica - UEFA Champions League Group E Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

After months of speculation Barcelona announced on Wednesday that they have finally got their man.

Frenkie de Jong will arrive at the Camp Nou in the summer on a five-year deal for an initial €75 million.

It’s a massive fee for a youngster who’s only played 65 games for Ajax, but the stats highlight exactly why Barca were so keen to snap up the Dutch star.

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