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Man United & Chelsea fans both call for Frenkie de Jong addition after moment of brilliance for Barcelona

The midfielder was in fine form in his latest appearance


Supporters of two of the giants of the Premier League have taken to social media on Sunday night, to send messages to their respective clubs over the talents of Frenkie de Jong.

Dutch international De Jong, of course, has found himself front and centre in the English media headlines throughout the summer to date.

This comes with the gifted midfielder widely tipped to bring his Barcelona stint to a close ahead of the new campaign, amid ongoing links with both Manchester United and Chelsea.

With Barca back in action this evening, it therefore came as little surprise when fans of the Red Devils and Blues alike tuned in.

And, evidently, supporters of both clubs were left impressed by what they witnessed.

En route to an eventual 6-0 triumph for the evening’s hosts in the latest edition of the Joan Gamper Trophy, De Jong shone bright, even adding his name to the scoresheet late on.

It was another moment of brilliance on the part of the 25-year-old, though, which truly caused a stir.

Showcasing his remarkable ability to break the lines of an opposing midfield, De Jong surged from deep inside his own half to eventually tee up a goalscoring opportunity at the other end:

And such exploits have gone down a treat in west London and Manchester alike, with some of the chatter from across social media late on Sunday evening showcased below:

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Conor Laird

Conor Laird

Die-hard Juventus fan with a love for all things Italian, and a real soft spot for Arsenal cult heroes. Emmanuel Eboue, Nicklas Bendtner, Philippe Senderos... Give them all statues outside the Emirates.



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