De Ligt, just after landing in Turín


OFFICIAL: De Ligt is already in Turín and will join Juventus

Published:16/07/2019 - 23:07h

Updated:16/07/2019 - 23:07h

It's definite. Matthijs De Ligt has landed in Turín in the last hours to sign with Juventus, and has launched even a first greeting to the fans 'bianconeri'. Finally escapes for him the train of Barça

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There are trains that only happen once for the majority. For some two, as it has occurred in the case of Griezmann. But Matthijs of Ligt is possible that have lost a big opportunity in his career: the one of fichar by a FC Barcelona that, in the field futbolístico, is the team in which better fit to develop all his potential with and without the balloon in the feet.

The central youngster Dutch of the Ajax of Amsterdam has arrived already to an agreement with the Juventus after some weeks of uncertainty, and in the last hours has landed in Turín to sign his new agreement and be presented like flamante new signing of the 'bianconeri'. The enésimo, because the Juventus is reinforcing to the big this summer with Ramsey, Rabiot, Buffon, Demiral... And now an Of Ligt that arrives to rejuvenate the defensive saga.

To his 19 years, Of Ligt has accepted the offer of a Juventus that, although it was not the best possible option in relation to his style of game, yes is true that paid him almost the double of the FC Barcelona regarding wage, and besides offered him the possibility to be indisputable headline. In the Barça would not have been able to be it, at least at the beginning, because of the big competition with Samuel Umtiti, Lenglet and Gerard Hammered.

Of Ligt, therefore, has chosen an option that satisfies him from the economic and also sportive point of view, shelving the questions of style. No reencontrará finally with Frenkie of Jong in Barcelona the next season 2019-20, and the two big friends will have to be a separate time.

The time will say if the election of Of Ligt has been hit

The time will say if they can go back to joint in the future, perhaps in a Barça that need with urgency to a relief of Gerard Hammered. As we have said, however, there are trains that only happen once and Of Ligt can have lost his big opportunity. It will be necessary to see if it triumphs or no in the Juventus, and if it crosses in Champions League with the FC Barcelona.

For the moment, already it has launched his first greeting to his new fans, the 'bianconeri': "Hello 'bianconeri'. I am Matthijs and am very happy to be here", have been the first words of the Dutch player, just after landing in a private flight. In question of hours, will formalise his traspaso with the corresponding signature of agreement, after Juventus, Ajax and Raiola have put of agreement in all the conditions of the operation.

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