'Does this ever stop?' - Ajax star De Jong tired of Barcelona transfer speculation

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The Liga giants are thought to be pondering a bid for the Ajax youngster, who remains unclear over the possibility of a move

Frenkie de Jong insists he is no clearer on reported interest from Barcelona as rumours of a switch from Ajax continue to swirl. 

The 21-year-old laid on seven assists in 22 Eredivisie appearances last season and his impressive performances have led to rumours that La Liga champions Barca are considering a move for the Netherlands Under-21 international.

Ajax, however, have continued to deny a deal with be struck.

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It is thought that a transfer could be dependent upon whether Ajax qualify for the group stages of the Champions League, with De Jong playing the full 90 minutes of Wednesday's 2-0 win over Sturm Graz in the first leg of their second round of qualifying tie.

And De Jong remains none the wiser over the possibility of a move.

 

"The talks about a possible transfer are still going on. I see all the newsflashes, everybody tells me stuff," he told Voetbal International.

"At first I thought it was kind of funny, but after a while I was thinking 'does this ever stop?' But besides all that, my summer was quite normal."

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