Barcelona complete a £65m for De Jong on a 5-year deal from Ajax

Barcelona complete a £65m for De Jong on a 5-year deal from Ajax

- Netherlands defender Frenkie de Jong has finally signed for top European side Barcelona

- The 21-year-old will join the Spanish club next summer after a £65million move from Ajax

- The youngster has been linked with several top clubs including Man City, Juventus and PSG

Barcelona have completed the signing of Dutch wonderkid Frenkie de Jong with a £65million deal expected to go through in the summer.

The Netherlands defender has agreed a five year deal with the Spanish champions and will cost the La Liga side an initial 75m euros plus another 11m euros (£9.5m) in variables

The 21-year-old who can play in any area of the defence has been linked with a number of clubs in Europe including Manchester City, Juventus and Paris St-Germain.

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The youngster who will remain will Ajax Amsterdam till the end of the season, was signed from Willen II in 2015.

He has played 65 times for the Amsterdam club, as well as winning five caps for his country.

Barcelona's website calls him a "polyvalent player with an excellent reading of the game and ability to provide the killer pass".

De Jong will become the 20th Dutchman to play for Barcelona after the likes of Ronald Koeman, Philip Cocu, Marc Overmas, Giovanni Van Bronkhorst among others.

Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Spanish giants Barcelona have announced the signing of Ghanaian striker Kevin-Prince Boateng from Serie A side Sassuolo on loan.

The former AC Milan forward will replace departed Munir El haddadi who joined Sevilla in the January window on a permanent deal.


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