De Jong has made 141 appearances in all competitions since arriving at Camp Nou.
Former Tottenham star Rafael van der Vaart has slammed Barcelona for their treatment of Frenkie de Jong who has been linked to Premier League clubs this summer.
As per the reports of The Sun, former Tottenham Hotspur and Netherlands forward Rafael van der Vaart has slammed Barcelona’s ‘mafia’ treatment of Chelsea target Frenkie de Jong. Van der Vaart described the Spanish club’s behaviour as an act of crooks.
Chelsea and Manchester United are monitoring Barcelona star and de Jong still prefers to stay at the Catalan club. The midfielder is still owed £14 million by Barcelona, who threatened to take legal action against him unless he backs down.
Van der Vaart mentioned that de Jong is entitled to the contract he signed with the club. Had there been any issue, it could have been handled in a better way.
“You can’t treat people like that. Frenkie earns too much? First, you sign a contract and then you fulfil it or you go on good terms, but not like that. This is mafia and they must be punished.
De Jong arrived at Barcelona from Ajax Amsterdam in 2019. He has made 141 appearances in all competitions since arriving at Camp Nou, scoring 13 goals and assisting 17.
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