Messi is the world's best professional football player. The Argentine midfielder has won the Ballon d'or award more than any other professional football player on the planet. The 6 times Ballon d'Or winner has been a hero to so many young players of this generation. He is an inspiration to some of the world popular football players.
Currently the most valuable player in the spanish La Liga is Dutch International, Frenkie De Jong. The 24 year-old is valued at €90m in the transfer market, as he has unarguably been one of the best defensive midfielders in the world for more than three seasons now.
How Simeone Highlighted The Problem Barcelona Is Facing And The Expectation From The Club Management
Diego Simeone, Atletico Madrid coach has given Barcelona a hint to the main cause of the Club's depressing form. In his interview, Simeone stated succinctly that Messi's absence is not the main reason why the club is struggling. According to him, they have Memphis Depay, Ansu Fati, Lukas De Jong, and Frenkie De Jong.
Frenkie de Jong is Barcelona's highest earner, with a weekly wage of £354,000 and an annual salary of £18,408,000. Considered to be one of the best midfielders in the world of football, Frenkie de Jong is one player that can multi-task when it comes to playing on the pitch.
Barcelona struggled to beat Dynamo Kyiv by 1-0 at Camp Nou. Pique's first-half goal made the difference for Ronald Koeman and his team. Note that this would be Barcelona's first win the this season's UEFA Champions champions league. Photo: Barcelona players celebrating || Twitter
Players who were born in 1997 would likely be 23 or 24 years old by now therefore, this article is focussing on the most valuable 23 or 24-year-olds in football currently. Barcelona midfielder Frenkie De Jong is the most valuable among players who were born in 1997. The Dutch midfielder moved to Barcelona from Ajax and has established himself as a constant in Barcelona's midfield.
Kylian Mbappe is the most valuable player in Europe's top 5 Leagues as his market value is €160 million. The 22-year-old PSG's forward has been in top form this season, recording five goals and four assists in 10 games played so far in the Ligue 1.
The international break ended for European players after yesterday's (Tuesday) round of matches but some players are still on international duties. These are players playing for South American countries with Brazilian and other American players not expected to return to their respective clubs until Friday at the earliest.
Ajax has been producing some talents from their development team called Jong Ajax for the past few years. The majority of the players on the Ajax team that reached the semi-final of the 2019 UEFA Champions League are from their academy. The club has lost over 5 World-class players in the last three years.
Donny van de Beek was a successful player back in his Ajax Amsterdam days. He was playing alongside the likes of Matthijs de Ligt, Frenkie de Jong and Hackim Ziyech when he was still at Ajax and together he reached the 2019 UEFA Champions League Semi-final with them.
Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman will need to rely on back-up players as his Barca team look to take all three points from Valencia. Ronald Koeman will be praying for all three points on Sunday when his Barcelona side welcome Valencia to a nervous and greatly concerned Camp Nou. Unfortunately for the Dutch manager, his side are still without a number of key players and will have to make do with quick-fixes across the pitch.
Following an all-night emergency meeting after Barcelona's 3-0 loss to Benfica, it was determined that Ronald Koeman would remain as head coach for the weekend match against Atletico Madrid. Even though several players, such as Frenkie de Jong and Sergio Busquets, have backed their beleaguered manager despite the poor results, Koeman is clearly on borrowed time and it is an issue of when rather than if he is fired.
Ronald Koeman has been on the news for wrong reason in recent times, due to his poor performance with Barcelona. Many of the club fans has been calling on management to terminate his contract, especially after the shambolic result in UEFA Champions League campaign this season so far.
Spanish La Liga Santander giant, FC Barcelona midfield maestro Frenkie de Jong was in action yesterday for Netherlands in their 8th game of the Group G FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Gibraltar at the de Kuip. The former Ajax Amsterdam star was handed a role to play in his team's starting XI following his incredible performance for the team in their previous game and he was able to impress.
Player valuation in football has always been a debatable topic. It is not easy to understand how a particular player reaches the value that he does. Transfer fees are amounts set by the selling club after they evaluate how valuable and important a certain player is to the club.
Ronny Van De Beek is currently out of requirements at Manchester United. We would be deceiving ourselves if we say the Coach is the only problem in managing VDB. The odds were against him since he set his foot in the Manchester United team, it was an unnecessary sale from Ajax.
Following the release of the 30 men nominees shortlisted for the balon d'or award by January, we will be looking at some of the players that did well last season and still performing at their peak this season but didn't make it to the balon d'or list. 1.
The midfielder has warned that a change in the dressing room will not help the struggling club. Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong has warned against dismissing manager Ronald Koeman, despite the club's 3-0 defeat to Benfica in Europe on Wednesday putting even more pressure on the already struggling club.
Here are some of the most expensive transfers in the history of football 1. Matthijs de Ligt: In 2019, Matthijs de Ligt was transferred from Ajax to Juventus for a transfer fee of €74 million. 2. Frenkie de Jong: In 2019, Frenkie de Jong was transferred from Ajax to Barcelona for a transfer fee of €75 million.
The competition committee sanctioned Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman after his expulsion against Cadiz, barring him from two games. This suspension will mean Koeman won't be in the dugout when Barcelona face both Levante and Atletico Madrid. The Committee also rejected Barcelona's appeals for a second yellow card given to Frenkie de Jong and a yellow card recovered by captain Sergio Busquets.