Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez has confirmed that Frenkie de Jong can play at centre-back. Among the problems with injuries in their defense
The famous Catalan team is entering a crucial phase. Which had to face Celta Vigo, Inter Milan and Real Madrid in just 8 days,
“Boon Yog” entered the period with a headache problem. When defenders such as Hector Bellerin, Jules Kunde, Ronald Araujo and Andreas Christensen have all suffered injuries. Until having to miss all three games. The UFABET report
Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong has started just four games for the Blaugrana in all competitions, with the superstar unable to cement a midfield slot. The Netherlands international had a spell as a defender during pre-season and Barca manager Xavi Hernandez has stated that this might continue.
, however, De Jong will return to the field in the game against Celta, where Xabi confirmed that the Dutch midfielder can move to play as a defender. After doing it during the pre-season
“Frenkie can play as a central defender. It’s something we tried in pre-season, he’s doing well, he’s a player with strength and speed,” he said.
“It’s nice to have versatile players. which can play in many positions We have other people who can play as a defender, but of course Frenkie can play there.”