Matthijs de Ligt seems close to deciding his future and it appears to be good news for Juventus.

The Ajax captain has been linked with Europe's biggest clubs after a standout campaign, including leading the Dutch giant to the Eredivisie title and Champions League semifinals.

Paris Saint-Germain was reportedly favourites to sign the centre-back, but it seems De Ligt is close to joining Juventus.



De Ligt has accepted a five-year contract worth EUR 12 million a year from Juventus , according to Sky Sport . It is a big step for the Serie A champion, which must still strike a deal with Ajax for the defender.

However, Sky Sport also reports PSG is still in the race for De Ligt.

The arrival of De Ligt in Turin would be a boost for Juve, whose formidable defence has the likes of Giorgio Chiellini, 34, and Leonardo Bonucci, 32, nearing retirement.


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