One of FC Barcelona's reported transfer targets has admitted he would love to play alongside five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi.
The Blaugrana are said to be interested in signing Ajax Amsterdam and Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, and during a recent interview, the highly-rated 21-year-old openly stated that he would like to be on the same team sheet as Messi at some point in the future.
"If you end up at a superior club, you will play with world-class players all over the pitch," he said, according to Sport.
"But for me, honestly, I would like to play with Messi one day."
Many publications have claimed De Jong could join Barca next season, after their failure to sign him in the latest transfer window.
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