Less than two weeks before the start of the Euro, Frenki De Jong has plans for the competition. And the Netherlands midfielder believes the Blues are in the best position to be crowned at Wembley on 11 July.
He is the most used player by Barca this season. Quite widely. If we take into account his performance for the national team, Frenki De Jong has played 5,349 minutes since last summer. A frantic pace that the Netherlands midfielder will have to maintain to play the Euro (from 11 June to 11 July). Currently in a preparation camp in Lagos in the south of Portugal, the 24-year-old has shown himself ambitious when planning a big summer meeting. Despite fatigue and heavy legs.
“Our mission is to become European champions, he explained in the comments reported by the Dutch press. We are not big favorites, but we are one of those countries, if all goes well, they have luck. We have a quality squad Hai, a strong team. We still have time for preparation. “
First friendly Wednesday against Scotland
Invited to express his sentiment over the forces present in the midst of the competition, De Jong cited the Blues as the best armed to climb Europe’s rooftops. Five years after losing the final against Portugal at the Stade de France (0–1, AP). Three years after Moscow’s coronation. Former Ajax Amsterdam said, “Given its selection and as the defending world champion, France is the favorite.”
De Jong will play their 62nd match of the season against Scotland in Faroe on Wednesday. A preparatory meeting followed by another friendly meeting against Georgia in Enschede on 6 June. It would then be time to start the euro. Oranje, placed in Group C, will first take on Ukraine (13 June), followed by Austria (17 June) and then North Macedonia (21 June).
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