Players who are ‘hot’ from Ajax, Matthijs de Ligt is considered to be a great fortune for Manchester United if they can get him to Old Trafford in the upcoming 2019 summer transfer market.
Playing well with Ajax this season has brought Matthijs de Ligt’s name to the list of many European elite clubs. The inauguration of Barcelona got the signature of Frenkie de Jong increasingly predicting that Matthijs de Ligt would also leave the Netherlands.
Jesper Olsen as a former Ajax player and also Manchester United is so sure if Matthijs de Ligt will be a suitable recruit for the squad to survive the Red Devils. Although he’s still 19 years old, but the quality of Matthijs de Ligt has entered a high level.
“There is no doubt, he is very suitable for Manchester United. With Ajax, you must be a quality player. So of course he can [play for United], no doubt. He is suitable for any of the top teams for now,” Olsen said.
If you want to get Matthijs de Ligt’s signature, Manchester United must fight hard as they will face big European competitors such as Juventus, Barcelona, Real Madrid, and also Paris Saint Germain which are claimed to be ready to buy the player from Ajax.
“I think the big teams have something in common about the players’ interests. They want to control the match. “As long as he goes to these clubs, I think the player of his caliber will fit in any team,” Olsen concluded.
Matthijs de Ligt’s best achievement now is the success that led Ajax to play in the Champions League quarter-finals. In this round, the match between Juventus vs Ajax will be Matthijs de Ligt’s initial challenge to be able to bring his team to victory on the European stage this season.