Last summer, Manchester United were heavily linked with Matthijs de Ligt, however, within the end, the player opted to sign for Italian champions Juventus.
If reports within the media are anything to travel by then the Red Devils are once more curious about signing the young Dutch international.
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According to Corriere Dello Sport, Man Utd are pressing to agree the signing of the 20-year-old center back. it’s stated that they face competition from Barcelona, who also wanted the youngster last summer and have recently inquired about him also .
However, the renowned Italian outlet have mentioned that the previous Ajax starlet, who has recently returned to training, is merely that specialize in Juventus at the instant and he dreams of winning the Champions League with the Bianconeri.
Last season, De Ligt was captain of the Ajax side that won the domestic double. The Eredivisie club knocked European giants like Real Madrid and Juve out of the Champions League and were on the brink of the ultimate but Lucas Moura broke their dreams.
This season, he has thus far featured in 20 league games for The wife , scored 2 goals and helped his team keep 6 clean sheets.
His current contract with the Serie A club will expire in 2024 and as per The Sun, he’s one among the very best earning U-21 stars within the world, earns around £245,000-a-week.
Last year, Man Utd spent tons of money to enhance their back-line. Central defender Harry Maguire and right back Aaron Wan-Bissaka were lured. Things have largely improved within the defense, so, now’s the time to strengthen other key departments.
Source : thefaithfulmufc.com