Barcelona president Joan Laporta is looking to recruit Matthijs de Ligt this summer, writes Le10 Sport. The report suggests that the Catalan club are keen on the centre-back who opted to join Juventus from Ajax for €75 million in 2019.
Barca has been looking for a center-back since the transfer window opened and could prioritize their spending on the Netherlands defender after reinforcing the attack with the free transfer of Sergio Aguero.
But persuading Juve could be difficult with Gazzetta dello Sport reporting that De Ligt is a big part of Massimiliano Allegri’s plans for next season as the Italian manager prepares for his second stint at the club.
The 21-year-old centre-back featured 36 times for Juventus last season as the Turin club missed out on the Serie A title to Internazionale.
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