Netherlands, De Jong: “Ankle injury? Willing to take risks for the European Championships”

Frenkie de Jong he keeps alive the hope of joining the expedition to Germany with the Oranje. The Barcelona midfielder is “willing to take risks to play Euro2024”, as he himself admitted to the microphones of De Telegraaf. Words due to the ankle injury that the player suffered in the Clasico on 21 April against Real Madrid in the league.

June 16th is set first official meeting of the Europeans against the Poland. “We have a trajectory in mind, but it will depend on the tightness of the ankle, whether I will be fit in time. Now I am still working individually, after which I should join the group and work to get to a situation where I can get playing minutes. In fact, this could also happen during the tournament.”

In short, the possibility of recovery There are. On one condition: “There are no rigid deadlines, but the prospect of participating in the matches must remain. If everything goes as expected, without a setback in the ankle, then the European Championship is feasible. Otherwise there is no point in staying”, the ruling of class of ’97 blaugrana.