Madrid, Barcelona continue to seek a new central
midfielder following Andres Iniesta’s departure and Ajax starlet Frenkie
de Jong has recognized the interest in him.
Following praise from Xavi, the Dutchman is flattered but intent on
succeeding with his current team before trying his luck elsewhere, the
“It was fun to read Xavi’s comments,” de Jong remarked to reporters
after the game with Sturm Graz. “You always want a player like Xavi to
say these things.
“Of course there is interest, everyone knows that. But as I say, I’m an
Ajax beat Sturm Graz 2-0 on Wednesday evening to begin their long
quest to qualify for the Champions League via the play-offs.
Source: Oman News Agency