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Van Gaal: Frenkie de Jong should've gone to Juventus

Frenkie de Jong would have been better off joining Juventus instead of Barcelona, according to Louis van Gaal, who doesn't think the midfielder's talents are being properly utilised at Camp Nou.

De Jong completed a €75 million (£65m/$83m) move from Ajax to Barca last summer after a superb 2018-19 campaign which saw him emerge as one of the brightest young prospects in European football.

The 22-year-old has since racked up 34 appearances across all competitions for the Spanish champions, scoring two goals, but he hasn't quite been able to reproduce the same form he showed on a consistent basis at the Johan Cruyff ArenA.