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De Jong: Barca Asked Me To Knock Real Of The UCL

After playing a starring role in Real Madrid's elimination from the UEFA Champions League, Frenkie de Jong revealed what FC Barcelona instructed him to do upon signing his deal with the Catalan giants.

Read: 14 Dutchman Who Played For FC Barcelona

De Jong, who is set to be unveiled as a Blaugrana player in July, helped Eredivisie giants Ajax Amsterdam secure a memorable 4-1 victory at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday to advance to the quarter-finals at the expense of the defending champions.

The 21-year-old, who signed a five-year contract with the Camp Nou outfit in January but will only join them officially in July, has lifted the lid on his new club's special request ahead of Ajax's second-leg victory over Real.

"When I signed, Barca asked me to knock out Real Madrid," De Jong told Sport English.

"I saw the Clasico, but not to analyse Madrid, just as a supporter on the sofa."

Read: 11 Incredible UCL Comebacks

De Jong has registered a total of 37 appearances across all competitions for the Dutch club so far this season, scoring four goals and assisting a further two strikes.

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