Matthijs Of Ligt, during a party with the Juventus in the UCL


180° turn in the future of Matthijs de Ligt at Juventus

Published:17/05/2022 - 09:48h

Updated:17/05/2022 - 10:34h

Matthijs de Ligt, one of the defenders with the greatest projection in all of Europe, has been surrounded by constant rumors about his departure. Now it all seems to have come to an end

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The rumours go in increase to few weeks that it begin the market of signings. One of them was the possible exit of Matthijs of Ligt, and the information that several means handled was that the Juventus would be had to consider his exit in case that an upper offer to the 85 million euros went put on his table. However, this situation seems to have given a totally radical twist.

And it is that as it affirms 'Sky Sports', the defender already would have taken the decision to lengthen his agreement with the 'vecchia signora' until 2026. In principle, this would be by the game of Giorgio Chiellini, the one who contested this Monday his last party in the Juventus Stadium in front of the Lazio, after 17 years dressing the elastic of the first team. With this, the Dutch would leave backwards all the rumours on his exit, that have gone filling the cover of the newspapers practically since it arrived in 2019.

To a week to complete his third campaign inside the club, all the focuses of the defence will happen to be on him, since it is allocated to be the leader of the bottom 'bianconeri'. It has been a season complicated for the Juve, that will finish in the fourth position of the table occupying the last square Champions. Besides, it will have to observe like the Inter and the AC Milan, his two greater sportive rivals, contest the 'scudetto'.

Of Ligt accumulates 41 meetings in all the competitions with a total of three goals, an assistance and 3.601' minutes, what launches an average of 88' minutes on the terrain in each party. It is indisputable headline for Massimiliano Allegri, the one who has trusted him the saga and has allowed him win confidence. With 22 years of age, sum five campaigns in the elite of the European football and aims to be one of the big head offices of the continent.

Goodbye To the dream blaugrana?

Although it seemed an extremely complicated operation, the sportive direction of the FC Barcelona never removed him 'the eye' of on. Since it did life in the Ajax beside Frenkie of Jong turned into one of the dreams of Laporta, since his profile is the ideal to complement to Ronald Araújo. Nevertheless, it seems that neither the Juve neither the own player will listen offers during the market and will extend his bond by several years more.

With this on the table, the Barça will continue in the research of the ideal couple for the Uruguayan, waiting for what Andreas Christensen can offer once land in Catalonia. Xavi Hernández already has manifested which are the incorporations that have to do if the club wants to compete by all the titles, and the incorporation of a central 'top' is underlined in the list of needs.

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