Reported Tottenham target Frenkie de Jong wants to finish season with Ajax

Frenkie de Jong of Ajax during the Dutch Eredivisie  match between Excelsior v Ajax at the Van Donge & De Roo Stadium on November 11, 2018 in Rotterdam Netherlands

The 21-year-old midfielder has also been linked with Manchester City and Barcelona, but nobody looks set to sign him in January judging by his comments.

Frenkie de Jong of Holland during the  UEFA Nations league match between Holland  v France  at the Feyenoord Stadium on November 16, 2018 in Rotterdam Netherlands

Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong has claimed that he does not know where he wants to be next season but appears to have provisionally pledged to stay with his current club until the summer.

Despite being just 21 years old, the Dutchman has developed into a star player since coming through the ranks at Willem II and subsequently joining the Ajax academy.

De Jong already has 59 professional appearances to his name for Ajax, scoring four goals with 10 assists, according to Transfermarkt.

 

In addition, he has five Netherlands caps, especially impressing in recent fixtures against France and Germany.

De Jong has been linked with a move to Tottenham Hotspur for a few months, The Mirror most recently claiming interest from the Premier League outfit.

As well as Spurs, Liverpool are credited with an interest in De Jong while Barcelona and Manchester City are also said to be scouting the youngster.

Frenkie de Jong of Ajax  during the Dutch Eredivisie  match between Excelsior v Ajax at the Van Donge & De Roo Stadium on November 11, 2018 in Rotterdam Netherlands

With all the hype around him, De Jong could be forgiven for feeling a little overwhelmed in terms of where he sees his future.

However, in an interview with The Guardian, the Holland starlet has given little away, except suggesting that he will be going nowhere in January by pledging to stay until the end of the season.

“It’s difficult to say what will happen,” said De Jong. “I want to finish this season well with Ajax. Then we will see. Maybe I’ll stay for another year, maybe I’ll leave. But I am not sure.”

When asked about what he makes of the speculation, he replied: “I don’t pay attention to it. I hear the stories but I just want to finish this season well.”

Frenkie de Jong of Ajax  during the   Training Ajax in Athens at the Olympisch Stadion Spyridon Louis on November 26, 2018 in Athens Greece

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