Matthijs De Ligt future has yet to be decided as his agent hold the deal over Barcelona. His agent Mino Raiola is reported to ask a higher salary for his client and a higher fee for the agent. The agent believed that Matthijs de Ligt will get a better financial package by moving to Manchester United club instead of choosing Barcelona.
But other than Barcelona and Manchester United, Liverpool is also known to be involved in the racing of getting The Netherland international player. Liverpool’s hopes of signing the Ajax Amsterdam captain are much alive as it has been revealed that The Reds have been talking to the Dutchman.
The 19-year-old is one of the most sought-after players in Europe this summer after captaining Ajax Amsterdam to the Champions League semi-finals and the Eredivisie title. The huge center-back has shown great prowess as a leader, a defender and as a threat from corners, scoring three times in the Dutch side’s Champions League run.
Manchester Duo Has Involved In The Run To Get De Ligt
Barcelona was thought to be the front-runners for the teenager’s signature, but the media has reported that Liverpool has been talking to Matthijs de Ligt. The transfer deal to take the defender to Camp Nou next summer appeared to be almost a certainty but there has a report that the deal has been held over the demands of Matthijs De Ligt’s agent, who reportedly asking for a fee up to 10 million euro which Barcelona are reticent to pay.
A reliable agent also told mobile live casino Malaysia that Manchester United have already made an inquiry and was told that the youngster is heading to Barcelona. But the condition has now changed. Manchester City has also entered the fray after that news that Vincent Kompany is leaving the club this summer. But to this date only Liverpool has reportedly been in contact with the defender.
Matthijs De Ligt has already won 15 caps for the Netherlands international team and moving to Anfield would see him link-up with international team-mate Virgil van Dijk to form a formidable partnership in the center of defense. The pair last played together in March 3-2 loss to Germany, in which Matthijs De Ligt scored.