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Frenkie de Jong admits he's joined Barcelona to win Champions League

Frenkie de Jong says he's joined Barcelona to win the Champions League.

The former Ajax midfielder reached the semifinals last season.

"I believe that Barça, as much as myself, want to win the Champions League this year. I hope we'll be able to do that," he said.

"I know how it feels to be eliminated in the semi-finals and I don't want to feel that again.

"I began following Barça when I was nine after they had won the Champions League in 2006. Since then I've seen a lot of their matches because they've always been an attractive team to watch. They must always keep their philosophy because it's very important to the club."

He added: "I don't want to be compared with Xavi, Iniesta or Busquets but I believe it's a perfect team for me to adapt to because they control possession and matches."

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