Frenkie de Jong

Frenkie de Jong 

FRENKIE

 

Netherlands-32 (1)

Country: Netherlands

Date of birth: 12/05/1997 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Arkel (Netherlands)

Height: 180cm

Youth career: ASV Arkel, Willem II

Senior career: Willem II, Ajax Amsterdam (since 2015), Willem II (loan)

Squad number: 27

Current national team: Netherlands U-19

Position: defensive midfielder, central midfielder, attacking midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 250.000 € 

Tournaments participated in: 2015 UEFA European Under-19 Championship (3/0)

Contract until: 30.06.2019

Player’s agent: unknown

Similar type of player: Ivan Rakitić

 

Strengths:

– passing Untitled1

– vision Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– creativity Untitled1

– teamwork Untitled

– through balls Untitled

– crossing Untitled

– versatility Untitled

– technique Untitled

 

Style of play:

– creative central midfielder/number “10”

– likes to dribble

– likes to play through balls

– calm and level headed

– likes to use space and time on the ball to orchestrate the moves of the whole team

– very good in combination play

– exceptional precision when passing and crossing

– often uses his creativity to set up goals for other players

– often drops deep and is involved in the buildup of plays

– likes to hold on to the ball and assess passing options on the move

– excellent positional sense and an acute tactical ability to read the game

– good vision and comfort on the ball

– naturally receptive to new techniques and tactics

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Central midfielder in 4-2-3-1.

F de Jong

 

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League summary:

Eredivisie 2014/2015: 1 match/0 goals (Willem II)

Eredivisie 2015/2016 (ongoing): 1 match/0 goals (Willem II)

 

Description:

Frenkie de Jong started to play football in his hometown, Arkel, but moved to Willem II youth academy at the age of 8. Thanks to his great games in the youth teams, he quickly received a promotion to the first team and made his Eredivisie debut during 14/15 season, on 10 May 2015 against ADO Den Haag, in which he replaced Terell Ondaan in a 1-0 home win. During the summer transfer window, Ajax have beaten off competition from PSV Eindhoven and signed Frenkie, who has signed a four year contract with the “Joden”. It was also decided that he will spend the rest of the 15/16 season back at Willem II, which is considered better for his development with lots of competition for his position at Ajax.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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