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Frenkie de Jong: Playing on Intuition

Frenkie De Jong is one of Dutch Football's brightest stars. PDP Lead Researcher James Vaughan examines a recent interview with De Jong and shares some brilliant research around knowledge and learning, helping coaches understand how to create a learning environment and difference between telling and doing.

In a recent interview, one of the most exciting prospects to emerge in European football talks about the secret of becoming a good football player. Ajax’s Dutch international Frenkie de Jong explains:

“Good players play on intuition.

When I am on the pitch...

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