'That's his best position': Ex-Barca midfielder De Boer claims De Jong is better than Busquets in midfield

'That's his best position': Ex-Barca midfielder De Boer claims De Jong is better than Busquets in midfield
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"The problem is that Busquets continues to be a starter in the midfield. That's his [Frenkie] best position. It is a role that he could play very well," Ronald de Boer told El Pais.

"De Jong is able to defend very well. He's fast, he covers a lot of space.

"Busquets is an incredible player but needs a lot of protection," De Boer adds.

Most coaches at Barcelona have tinkered with Frenkie de Jong in central midfield and even in defence.

However, the Dutchman has regularly played in central midfield, with Sergio Busquets playing in defensive midfield.

While Busquets continues to play good games for Barca, you get the feeling his best days are behind him at 33. Perhaps Xavi can give Frenkie a chance in that position.

Source: El Pais