Ajax centre-back Matthijs de Ligt will join Juventus- Sky Italy

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Asked by the Dutch public broadcaster NOS at the time whether Ronaldo wanted to know if De Ligt, 19, would join him at the Turin-based Juventus, De Ligt said: "That could well be, yes".

De Ligt, 19, has been stalling on making a decision about his future with some reports suggesting that the Netherlands global is weighing up several succulent offers.

De Ligt is one of Europe's most sought-after players after helping Ajax win the Dutch league and cup double while reaching the semi-finals of the Champions League last season.

Juventus look set to drop their interest in Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, with the Serie A champions reportedly close to completing deals to sign Ajax centre-back Matthijs de Ligt and PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot.

"I didn't understand him at first".

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Wan-Bissaka's widely reported desire to move to Old Trafford had brought Palace to the negotiating table. The 23-year-old played 43 times for PSV last season, scoring four goals and adding seven assists.

With plenty of defensive options already at their disposal, however, they will likely need to sell before they push ahead with a move for De Ligt, while there is also the possibility of Neymar returning in the summer for what would be a significant sum.

"I was surprised which is why I laughed!" "You are disappointed that you have lost and that is the only thing you are thinking about".

Per Sky Italia, a £62m transfer fee plus considerable personal terms will see de Ligt opt for the Seria A giants.

De Ligt has been pretty heavily linked with both PSG and Barcelona in recent weeks.

De Ligt is believed to have rejected the chance to follow teammate Frenkie de Jong to Barcelona this summer, while a move to join Paris Saint-Germain never materialised.

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