Mattthijs de Ligt in a match of Juventus


The message of De Ligt after being in the bench in the debut of Juventus in Serie A

Published:25/08/2019 - 20:33h

Updated:25/08/2019 - 20:33h

Matthijs de Ligt is one of the best signings of Juventus this summer, but his first steps in Italy are not being easy. The dutch admited that he did not expect to be in the bench in the first match of the 'bianconeri' in the Serie A

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The market of signings of the summer 2019 has left several traspasos sounded, and one of them was the one of Matthijs of Ligt. The one of Leiderdorp had offers of the majority of big of Europe, and after saying goodbye to the Ajax, turned into one of the most expensive defenders of the history after signing by the Juventus, that credited 75 million euros more 10,5 in variables to do with a player that recently fulfilled 20 years.

The Dutch explained that it arrived to Turín to turn into a defensive specialist and be leading, but his starts are not being easy. In hardly some months as 'bianconeri', has had to coexist with errors, critical and some doubts that have added to an unexpected hit, his suplencia in the first official party of the season, in the première of the 'vecchia signora' in the Series To 2019-20.

After the victory of his in front of the Parma (0-1), confessed in an interview conceded to the half of his country 'AD', in which it explained that it did not have to go through the bench already in the first day. "Of course it had preferred to play and I did not receive any signal during the trainings, so it did not expect to be in the bench", recognised, although it did not want that his statements raised controversial.

"I respect the decision of the trainer. I have to be realistic, still am me adapting here, in Italy. The defences that played, Bonucci and Chiellini, have been considered by long the best couple of head offices of the world", valued, in spite of that had aimed along the window estival that his arrival had to serve to give air to two head offices that already have 32 and 35 years respectively.

Of Ligt ensured that it sees with confidence and rhythm to win a place, something that will have to show próximamente after this first reverse: "I Have to win me a place this season. The five first weeks have been hard to physical level, but notice that I am doing me stronger. The defensive requirements are not too different to what accustomed in the Ajax, since the trainer wants that we anticipate the movements".

Of Ligt comes under scrutiny in the Juventus

After having analysed the proposals of several teams, Of Ligt comes under scrutiny for having chosen to the Juventus, since many consider that his qualities fit more in other beaux and that the money decanted the scales in favour of the Italians. The crack defended that his election based only in criteria futbolísticos, and now touches him confirm his big expectations after having stepped forward in his career. The first aim is the titularity in Turín.

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