PSG hijacks Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt’s transfer to Barcelona?


There seems to be a twist in the tale of Matthijs de Ligt’s transfer story. The Ajax defender was caught in a tug of war between Manchester United and Barcelona with both offering a modest salary. de Ligt wanted to build a career in Spain so Barcelona looked a suitable option but PSG has offered a lucrative offer which could steer de Ligt’s move to the French capital.

PSG might hijack Barcelona’s attempt to sign Ajax wonder kid Matthijs de Ligt

According to reports in French media, PSG is willing to offer Ajax £85 million transfer fee along with a hefty commission to his agent Mario Raiola. Barcelona is hesitating in doing so and it might eventually pave the way for the Dutch wonder kid’s transfer to PSG.

PSG won the Ligue 1 the previous season but their European ambitions came to a screeching halt when Manchester United knocked them out in the Round of 16 by virtue of a goal in the extra-time of second-leg.

Matthijs de Ligt will be a vital addition to PSG’s squad which doesn’t have a huge name in the defense to boast of. Interesting times lay ahead for Matthijs de Ligt and his well-wishers in the transfer window.