Spurs join Juve and Barcelona in race for Dutch wonderkid

20 April at 10:30
According to what has been reported by English newspaper the Daily Star, Tottenham Hotspur are joining Barcelona and Juventus in the race to sign highly rated Dutch centre-back Matthijs de Ligt. De Ligt is considered to be one of the most promising players of his generation and has already turned many heads with his fantastic performances for Ajax.

Matthijs de Ligt is the Ajax captain and, at just 19, this is an incredibly impressive feat. Not only this but the centre-back scored the winner in Ajax's 2-1 win at the Allianz Stadium earlier this week; where Juventus were knocked out of the Champions League that they so desperately wanted to win.

De Ligt is already a target of both Barcelona and Juventus; with PSG also thought to be interested. De Ligt will not come cheap, however, and could cost upwards of €80m. Barcelona have already signed De Ligt's compatriot and Ajax teammate Frenkie de Jong ahead of a summer move and it is possible that this could give the La Liga giants the edge in the race.

For more news, views and features, visit our homepage.
 

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

More news about...

Juventus
 

Calciomercato.com ha aggiornato la propria Privacy Policy in funzione della nuova legge europea, la General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Questo sito utilizza cookie, anche di terze parti, per inviarti pubblicità e servizi in linea con le tue preferenze. Se vuoi saperne di più o negare il consenso a tutti o ad alcuni cookie.

Scorrendo la pagina o cliccando il pulsante "ho capito" acconsenti all'uso dei cookie e accetti la privacy policy.

We'd like to show you notifications for the latest news and updates.