Barcelona have signed Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong. Player to join next summer.
Barcelona have signed Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong for an initial fee of €75 million (£65m/$85m) the club announced.
The Spanish giants agreed on a transfer with the Dutch club today beating off competition for his signature from Manchester City and Paris Saint-German.
Frenkie will join his new teammates next summer when they resume for pre-season.
The 21-year-old is the Catalan club's third signing this summer after they brought in Jeison Murillo and Kevin-Prince Boateng on loan from Valencia and Sassuolo respectively.
Reacting to the capture of one of the best young players in the world, Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu tweeted:
De Jong joins a reputable list of players to have signed for the Catalan club having starred for Ajax.