Frenkie de Jong has already moved from Ajax Amsterdam to Barcelona in the €75m deal. De Ligt was a captain of Ajax and now, after a great season, he has been transferred to Juventus for €65m (€55m up front and €10m in bonuses). Ajax expected €10m more.
“Agreements have been made with Matthijs and it is up to Ajax how they deal with this,” De Ligt’s agent, Mino Raiola said.
De Light signed five-year contract and will earn €12 per season.
Juventus has very strong players in each position. However, they have landed Adrien Rabiot, Aaron Ramsey and Gianluigi Buffon in free deals. Buffon is returning from PSG after one season, while the main goalkeeper is now Wojciech Szczesny. Italian’s Champion have bought also two footballers: Luca Pellegrini from AS Roma and Merih Demiral from Sassuolo.