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De Jong admits: Premier League is better than La Liga

Frenkie de Jong, FC Barcelona
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Frenkie de Jong joined Barca this summer after exhausting negotiations last season when the Dutch midfielder decided to leave Ajax in the summer.

De Jong fit perfectly with Barca right from the get-go.

The Dutchman claimed his spot in the starting eleven and hasn’t let it go for a second.

However, he did admit his slight disappointment in the competition level of La Liga.

“I used to think that La Liga was the strongest football league in the world. You could see their dominance in European Cup competitions,” he said, as quoted by Mirror.

“The Spanish clubs always progressed a long way and often grabbed the main trophies, the Champions League and Europa League.

“But the Premier League has gained power over the last few years.”

De Jong then provided the final verdict, adding:

“When it comes to pure skills, La Liga is better. But because of the sheer intensity, the English competition is at a slightly higher level.”

Barca fans are already panicking over potentially losing the gem to a Premier League side.

However, that doesn’t seem likely, as Frenkie looks primed to make it at the Camp Nou.