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Frenkie de Jong reminds me of Isco and Eden Hazard, says Edwin van der Sar

The midfielder will join Barcelona in the summer

Ajax Training Session Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Ajax chief executive Edwin van der Sar has been talking about Frenkie de Jong ahead of his move to Barcelona.

The Dutch star will move to the Camp Nou in the summer on five-year deal, and the former goalkeeper has been talking about what he’ll bring to the club.

“He reminds me a bit of Isco at Real Madrid, that low centre of gravity, and even Eden Hazard, the way he dribbles and tries to beat people,” he said.

”Frenkie does that too, but through midfield.”

Source | AFP

There are also rumors that Barcelona also want to bring his Ajax team-mate Matthijs de Ligt to the club in the summer.

Van der Sar offered some hope by saying the Dutch side have an “excellent” relationship with Barca and admitted while he wants to keep his team together “we know the market power of the big clubs.”

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