Soccer Man City outbid Tottenham for Matthijs de Ligt – As per a report from Italian outlet Tuttomercatoweb Manchester City have tabled a massive offer for Ajax starlet Matthijs De Ligt. World-class talent De Ligt an 18-year-old central defender is widely regarded as one of if not the most-gifted young talent in world football with the prodigious stopper having already established himself as an ever-present in Ajaxs first-team and racked up 7 caps for the Netherlands. De Ligts combination of physique athleticism aggression reading of the game and ability with the ball make him the ideal modern centre-half with a number of Europes biggest clubs known to have already set their sights on the Dutch youngster. Edwin van der Sar has waxed lyrical over Ajax wonderkid Matthijs de Ligt after he was named one of the 50 best teenagers in world football #NxGn pic.twitter.com/S8XuLbEhZj Goal (Deborah Giovanardi) March 30 2018 Suitors The likes of Barcelona Manchester City Liverpool Bayern Munich Tottenham and Juventus have all been named as admirers of De Ligts talents over the last couple of months with highly-respected Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio having confirmed earlier this week that the latter of these sides had already provided the teen with a guided tour of the clubs facilities and stadium in a bid to entice him to Turin. AMSTERDAM NETHERLANDS APRIL 13: Matthijs de Ligt of Ajax heads the ball during the UEFA Europa League quarter final first leg match between Ajax Amsterdam and FC Schalke 04 at Amsterdam Arena on April 13 2017 in Amsterdam Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Bongarts/Getty Images) Etihad bound? However Tuttomercatoweb then went on to reveal that the Bianconeri had fallen behind Premier League outfit Tottenham in the race for De Ligt after the North Londoners lodged a 55 million Euro offer for the Dutchman. But after reports began to circulate yesterday that Spurs had now dropped their interest in De Ligt due to his massive price-tag Tuttomercatoweb have today claimed that Manchester City have subsequently swooped in with a big-money bid of their own. The Citizens who were not thought to be on the lookout for central defensive reinforcements have reportedly offered Ajax 60 million Euro for their crown jewel though the difficult relationship between Pep Guardiola and De Ligts agent Mino Raiola could make a proposed transfer to the Etihad markedly more complicated. Revealed: Why Napolis Jorginho hasnt signed for Man City Lyon president provides update on future of Liverpool target Fekir Click here for more World Cup betting tips Related Posts: Soccer Man City or Spurs? Mino Raiola tells Soccer Manchester City outbid Tottenham for Soccer Man United confident of signing Toby Soccer Tottenham lodge big-money offer for Soccer Justin Kluivert blames Tottenham for The post Soccer Man City outbid Tottenham for Matthijs de Ligt appeared first on World Sport News.
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