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Barcelona signing De Jong refuses to take Koeman bait

Barcelona signing Frenkie de Jong has ducked questions about the status of coach Ernesto Valverde.

De Jong's Holland coach Ronald Koeman has been linked with the job as Valverde' future came into question last week after defeat in the Copa del Rey final.

Asked about Koeman joining him at the Nou Camp, former Ajax midfielder De Jong refused to take the bait.

He told Veronica: "Where do I see Koeman? I would say that I see him with the Dutch national team. In addition, saying otherwise would be disrespectful to Valverde.

"People are already talking a lot about this and it's never good. It would not be good for me to speculate on that too."

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