Ajax winger Justin Kluivert has confirmed that he would like to follow in his father’s footsteps playing for Spanish giants Barcelona.

Kluivert, whose father Patrick Kluivert also played for the Catalan side between 1998 and 2004, is currently regarded as one of the top prospects in Europe.

The 18-year-old has been strongly linked with Manchester United move, but the Dutchman has made it clear that he wants to play for his father’s ex-club.


The youngster has made his senior international debut on Monday, 26 March, during the Oranje’s 3-0 victory over Portugal.

Kluivert Jr. told Goal: “My dream club? Barcelona. That is my dream club. To follow in my father’s footsteps? Yes. That is my dream club in the end.”

“I would not mind going elsewhere, but Barcelona is the dream.”


Meanwhile, Netherlands international has already scored 8 goals and 4 assists from 30 appearances for Ajax this season. Therefore, Manchester United are still monitoring the Dutchman.

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