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Frenkie de Jong wows Barcelona staff with high level of preparation - report

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De Jong is “obsessed” with improving, they say

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Frenkie de Jong is a perfectionist who has amazed the Barcelona staff with his high level of preparation, according to Diario SPORT. The Dutch midfielder is “never satisfied” with how he played, even when the team performs well.

Ever since arriving from Ajax, they say he has wowed the coaching staff because he knew the team’s movements perfectly from the off, like he was bred in the Barcelona academy since he was a child.

He is said to have a strong relationship with the team’s analysts, asking for information before each game and then watching videos of his own movements after the game to analyze his successes and failures. In the locker room, it is said that other players are impressed with his level of discipline, as well.

De Jong is only 22 but is already one of the best midfielders in the world according to many experts. Rumors say Barcelona expect him only to get better due to his level of dedication.