Matthijs de Ligt, in a pre-season's match


De Ligt, substitute at the premiere of Juventus in Serie A

Published:25/08/2019 - 12:27h

Updated:25/08/2019 - 12:27h

Although FC Barcelona rounded Matthijs de Ligt for months, the destination chosen by the Dutch defender was Juventus. However, he started as a substitute

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The FC Barcelona treated to convince to Matthijs of Ligt to join to his project during months, but the requests of the central were too exaggerated for what the culés were had to offer. The Juventus yes went through the ring and offered him to the defence an agreement multimillionaire and the security to be an important footballer in the plans of Maurizio Sarri.

However, in the première suspender belt of the Juventus, to Of Ligt touched him be acting. The Series To 2019-20 inaugurated in the stadium of the Parma with the visit of the Vecchia Signora and Sarri decided to bet by the couple of head offices that more reliability follows him transmitting: the formed by Giorgio Chiellini and Leandro Bonucci.

The result finish being favourable for the interests bianconeros, since the current champion of the Scudetto heaved with the victory (0-1) with the old policeman leading the defence. Of Ligt remained all the party in the bench, maybe assuming that it will cost him a lot do with the place to title if Chiellini and Bonucci follow playing to his usual level.

Curiously, in addition to by the big quantity of money that the Juventus offered him, Of Ligt descartó play in the FC Barcelona to the not to see titularísimo in front of the competition of Clément Lenglet, Gerard Hammered or Samuel Umtiti. But go to litigate with two so experienced head offices and of so much quality like the Italian couple Chiellini-Bonucci neither will give him eases to the Dutch.

The requirements of Of Ligt tumbaron the interest of the Barça

For the Barça, the arrival of Of Ligt did not correspond to a need, but to an opportunity. Ernesto Valverde already has of four head offices in the staff and a fifth had forced to stir up the staff. In the moment in which the price and the wage of Of Ligt shot , the culés did not move of his initial proposal.

To all this, does not be necessary to leave overlook the obsession of the Juventus of Turín for doing with his services. Of Ligt received in 2018 the trophy Golden Boy in Turín and, since, began to fraguar the traspaso. The 'vecchia signora' positioned well, knew to convince to the player with his sportive project and could offer him a supercontrato thanks to the Italian fiscal advantages.

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