Gakpo has nine goals and 12 assists to his name in Eredivisie so far this season. De Boer has revealed his admiration for the player, both on and off the pitch.
He added: “But talking about Gakpo himself, his qualities, he’s a great youngster. He has speed, which is important nowadays, he can dribble but most importantly he has a great shot.
“He is direct to the goal and he finds the net quite easily. And what is not less important is I think he’s a great person.
“If you see him through the camera he’s really down to earth and I love him as a football player and as a person.”
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