Matthijs de Ligt set to join Bayern Munich for a €80 million deal
A very interesting report is coming out of the football transfer world. Juventus’ Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt is set to join German club Bayern Munich. Although Bayern Munich have not made an official announcement in this regard, reports suggest that the 22-year-old de Ligt has reached a verbal agreement with the club.
The contract is for the next 5 years at a transfer fee of €80 million. De Ligt, who left Juventus, has reportedly signed a deal with Bayern Munich until 2027. Matthijs de Ligt will immediately fly to Munich for medical tests. His agent Rafaela Pimenta has already arrived in Munich. Reports say that there will be an official announcement on this deal soon.
It was his performance during his time playing for Dutch club Ajax that made de Ligt stand out in the world of football. The young defender played 77 games for Ajax from 2016 – 2019. Scored 8 goals for Ajax. After that, de Ligt, who arrived at Juventus with high expectations, but he could not live up to expectations and find opportunities.
Matthijs de Ligt, a Juventus star since 2019, has played 88 games for Juventus so far. De Ligt has 8 goals in Juventus jersey. De Ligt made his debut for the Netherlands national team at the age of 18 and has so far represented the national team in 38 games. de Ligt also scored 2 goals for the national team.
Matthijs de Ligt to FC Bayern, here we go! Verbal agreement has been reached tonight as clubs have been in contact all day – final bid accepted by Juventus for package worth more than €80m 🚨🔴🇳🇱 #FCBayern— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 17, 2022
De Ligt has already agreed personal terms and will sign until June 2027. pic.twitter.com/JRQRubjVPD