After completing the signing of De Jong, Barcelona have submitted a formal bid for another Ajax top player, Matthijs De Ligt.
Catalan based media outlet, SPORT, reported that Barcelona have submitted a €60 million to Ajax for the services of the rising defender, De Ligt.
An offer which looked like a carbon copy of Frenkie De Jong, a Five year deal with other clauses included have been offered to the
De ligt was crucial to his side’s 4-1 demolition of Real Madrid in the Champions League. A performance that certainly impressed those at Camp Nou. Barcelona will be hoping to tie up the deal as quickly as they can considering the fact that Bayern and Paris Saint-Germain are also lurking on Matthijs De Ligt.
Here’s a comparison by whoscored between De Ligt and Varane before their Champions League battle.