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Ajax's Justin Kluivert wants Barcelona, Premier League spells like his father

Ajax winger Justin Kluivert has said he idolises Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo but dreams of playing for Barcelona after a spell in the Premier League.

Kluivert, 17, the son of former Netherlands, AC Milan, Barca and Ajax striker Patrick, scored his first senior goal in a 1-1 draw against Excelsior last weekend and is tipped to have a bright future in the game after making his debut against PEC Zwolle earlier this year. He is already an under-18 international with Netherlands and is expected to eventually make the senior squad.

Speaking with Goal, Kluivert said he admires Madrid and Portugal man Ronaldo but longs to follow in his father's footsteps and play for Barcelona after trying out the Premier League.

"I look up to Cristiano," he said. "Not just because of his qualities, which are obvious, but also the way he lives and eats and how hard he trains. He is really an example for me.

Justin Kluivert scored his first goal for Ajax last week.

"Barcelona are my dream club, though. Within seven years, I would like to be at Barca. But before that I would like to play in England as well. I really like that competition [the Premier League] and I would like to play there."

Kluivert Sr., who played in the Premier League with Newcastle, is currently director of football for Paris Saint-Germain.

Despite the obvious links, Kluivert Jr. says he has never spoken seriously with his father about the possibility of a move to join the French champions in the future.

"No, no, no, we have not spoken about that," he said. "Of course, sometimes we joke about that, but it does not go further than joking."

Jonathan Johnson covers PSG and the French national team for ESPN FC. Twitter: @Jon_LeGossip.

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