Joao Cancelo reveals the name of the player who impresses him at Barça


By: Manu Tournoux

Arriving this summer on loan from Manchester City, Joao Cancelo has had a more than satisfactory start to the season in the FC Barcelona jersey. The Portuguese has established himself as one of the most important players in Xavi Hernandez’s squad.

The Portuguese is decisive and has already found the goal 3 times for 2 assists delivered in 21 matches played.

During his appearance on the podcast “1 Para 1” on A.S.he spoke about his start to the season at Barça and also identified the player he impressed the most within the squad.

Without a doubt, Frenkie de Jong. Ilkay Gündogan is also a crack player, but I already knew him at Manchester City. The biggest impact I had, quality-wise, here was Frenkie de Jong. If you trained with him or watched him train, you would realize that he has different things,” he declared confidently. Words that should please the person concerned.

Under contract until June 2026

Arriving at Barça in the summer of 2019, Frenkie de Jong is now one of the oldest in the Catalan squad. The Dutch midfielder is even considered one of the captains of the squad. However, since his arrival and his immense talent, the former Ajax Amsterdam player has not been able to achieve unanimous support.

He often alternates between good and bad on the pitches of the Spanish championship. In addition, the Catalan management has already considered a sale in the past. Under contract until June 2026, the future of the midfielder at Barça is not yet assured. His name will undoubtedly be linked to various rumors during the next transfer windows…

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