The Netherlands international was introduced to the Camp Nou support on Friday, more than six months after agreeing to leave Amsterdam in a €75 million deal.
De Jong’s former club bid a fond farewell to the midfielder by purchasing pages in Mundo Deportivo and Sport with the message: “Barcelona, enjoy the future, like we do.”
The advert added in Catalan: “Good luck Frenkie.”
The 22-year-old played a major role in Ajax’s run to the Champions League semi-finals last season, missing just one game before their dramatic exit to Tottenham Hotspur on away goals in the semi-finals.
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