GRIEZMANN HAILS DUTCH YOUNGSTER AS MOST CHALLENHING OPPONENT

Atletico Madrid of Spain and France forward Antoine Griezmann, has listed Ajax starlet Frenkie de Jong as the most difficult player he has come up against. De Jong, who has a deal in principle to join Barcelona from the Dutch giants in the summer, is rated as one of the best prospects in world football, and had a bright Performance for the Netherlands when they defeated t France 2-0 in November.

Griezmann was impressed. And despite having played on the biggest stages in the game, the Frenchman said the 21-year-old stands out. He said he tried to put pressuredon De Jong, but he didn’t succeed.  Griezmann is not the only footballer star to have had high praises for De Jong, Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez also praised the youngster
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