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De Ligt – Ronaldo didn’t influence my Juve move

New Juventus signing Matthijs de Ligt has insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo did not influence his decision to join the club in a £67.8m move from Ajax. De Ligt was unveiled by Juve on Friday, with the highly sought after player revealing that his mind was already made up to join the Serie A giants before Ronaldo asked him about a move to the club. It can be recalled that De Ligt revealed that Ronaldo had asked him about joining him in Turin after their encounter in the UEFA Nations League final. Speaking in his first press conference as a Juve player, De Ligt told reporters: "After the final, I was already sure I wanted to join Juve," READ: Koscielny taking legal advice against Arsenal’s 50% pay cut offer "It was a big compliment to have Ronaldo ask me to join, but it didn't m...
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Juventus announce De Ligt capture

Juventus have signed Netherlands International Matthijs de Ligt from Eredivisie giants Ajax in a deal worth £67.5million, as confirmed by the Turin giants. De Ligt puts pen to paper on a five-year deal with the Serie A champions and is the club's sixth summer signing. Juve released a statement on Thursday morning to confirm the official capture of the player. It read: READ: De Ligt undergoes Juve medical ahead of proposed move “Juventus Football Club SpA announces that it has reached an agreement with Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax NV for the definitive acquisition of the registration rights of the player Matthijs de Ligt for a fee of € 75 million payable in five years over accessory charges for € 10.5 million” “Juventus signed a five-year performance contract with the same p...
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De Ligt – Ronaldo asked me to join Juventus

Man United target Matthijs de Ligt has disclosed the details of the conversation he had with Cristiano Ronaldo after Portugal beat the Netherlands in the final of the UEFA Nations League on Sunday. Portugal won their second international trophy in 4 years as Goncalo Guedes scored the winner to secure the victory for the hosts in Porto. After the game, cameras captured a discourse between Ronaldo and De Ligt on the pitch. The 19-year old went on to reveal the details of the conversation in a chat with NOS. "He asked me to come to Juventus" READ: Ramos pleased by Hazard’s move to Madrid "I was a little shocked by that question, that's why I laughed. I didn't understand him at first." "Now I will go on vacation, I'll think carefully about what is best for me and then I'll deci...
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Liverpool reportedly in talks with De Ligt

Reports suggest that Liverpool have entered the race to acquire the signature of Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt. The 19-year-old has established himslef as one of Europe's most coveted youngsters and played his part nicely in Ajax' run to the semi-finals of the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League. According to Spanish football journalist Guillem Balague, the Reds have been in talks with De Ligt as they consider making a move for the Dutch international. READ: https://footiehound.com/gareth-bales-future-at-madrid-is-uncertain-under-zidane/ The 19-year-old is widely expected to call it time at Ajax this summer and will definitely be the subject of major bids from Europe's elite clubs this summer. The player has also emerged as a transfer target for Barcelona according to reports in...