De Ligt signs 5-year Juventus deal


    Netherlands international, Matthijs de Ligt has signed a 5-year deal with Italian champions Juventus for 75 million Euros.

    According to Juve, the fee to Ajax is payable in five financial years with additional costs of 10.5 million Euros.

    De Ligt has made a name for himself at the club level, becoming Ajax’s 2nd youngest goalscorer and youngest captain, as well as the youngest ever player in a major European final.

    The 19 year old centre-back will become the fifth player from the Netherlands to don on the Juventus jersey.

    He follows countrymen Ouasim Bouy, Eljero Elia, Edwin van der Sar, and Edgar Davids.