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Frenkie de Jong

Barcelona beaten in Athletic Bilbao by a thunderous strike from Aduriz

The 38-year-old came off the bench late in the game and soon made Barca pay for squandering several chances by acrobatically lashing an unstoppable shot into the net in the 89th minute.

Aug 17, 2019, 15:23 PM IST

La Liga set for close-run race after Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid transfer blitz

Champions Barcelona have been practically in a league of their own in the last two seasons and are favourites to win a third consecutive title after making some smart moves in the summer to replenish their squad of serial winners.

Aug 15, 2019, 19:31 PM IST

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic unmoved by transfer rumours

After the arrival of Frenkie de Jong from Ajax and 31-year-old Sergio Busquets signing a new five-year deal last year, Barcelona’s midfield is looking a little crowded and the Croat could be the man shipped out this summer.

Jul 23, 2019, 00:21 AM IST

Ajax youngsters say Juventus win could have been more emphatic

The 3-2 aggregate win ensured unlikely semi-final qualification for the Dutch club who have come all the way through the preliminary rounds of the competition.

Apr 17, 2019, 18:13 PM IST

Ajax Amsterdam hopeful midfielder Frenkie De Jong will be fit for Juventus clash

The 21-year-old went off after just 22 minutes of the Dutch league game against Excelsior Rotterdam on Saturday clutching his hamstring but coach Ten Hag said it was a precaution.

Apr 16, 2019, 00:35 AM IST

Ajax midfielder Frenkie De Jong may miss Juventus tie

Coach Erik ten Hag said it was too early to say whether De Jong would miss the quarter-final second leg in Turin, where Ajax will be on the backfoot after a 1-1 draw in last Wednesday’s first leg.

Apr 14, 2019, 16:09 PM IST

Barcelona agree deal to sign Brazilian defender Emerson in July

The Brazil Under-20 international, who has made 23 appearances for Mineiro, will spend the rest of this season on-loan at fellow Spanish top flight side Real Betis.

Feb 01, 2019, 10:25 AM IST

Ajax coach Erik ten Hag desperate to hold on to sought after talent

Young Dutch internationals de Ligt and de Jong are Ajax’s top commodities and offer the club a chance to make a fortune as they are linked with a bevy of big-spending teams, notably Barcelona and Manchester City.

Jan 13, 2019, 07:21 AM IST