Barcelona have confirmed the signing of Ajax and Holland midfielder Frenkie de Jong.

The 21-year-old has put pen to paper on a five-year deal at the Nou Camp after interest from a host of top European clubs, including Manchester City and PSG.

He will see out the season in Amsterdam before joining up with his new team-mates in the summer.

His arrival was announced on the club’s Twitter page, via a video of tweets telling the Catalan giants to ‘announce de Jong’.

President Josep Maria Bartomeu tweeted: ‘With the arrival of Frenkie De Jong we add talent, youth and Barca style to our sporting project.


‘We are convinced that he will be a key part of our team for years to come. Welcome, Frenkie!’

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