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In recent hours, the signing of Matthijs de Ligt has become more than an uphill battle for Barcelona, despite him being one of the priorities in the market for the Catalans.
Brazilian defender Marquinhos could sign for Juventus in the summer for a reported £53m, however it all hinges on whether or not Matthijs de Ligt signs for the French side, with De Ligt rumoured to cost the French champions £71m.
According to information by 'Catalunya Radio' from Oriol Domenech, an agreement between Barcelona and Ajax has been reached for the player's transfer. For it to be a done deal, the Dutchman needs to give his OK to the move.
After the humiliation of missing Euro 2016 and the 2018 World Cup, the Netherlands have stormed back to football's top table.
Virgil van Dijk and defensive partner Matthijs de Ligt have been challenged to bring down Cristiano Ronaldo in the Nations League final.
Jasper Cillessen joined Barcelona from Ajax three years ago and insists compatriot Matthijs de Ligt is good enough to follow in his steps.
Matthijs de Ligt kept everyone waiting regarding his future last night by speaking about the Premier League, as the likes of Manchester United and Liverpool keep vying for his transfer.
The latest offer that Barcelona have presented to Mino Raiola, agent of Matthijs de Ligt, will be their last one, with the Catalan club reportedly unwilling to offer even a euro more than they currently have for the Dutch defender.