NEWS
Friday July 12 2019
Reports: Juve close to De Ligt

Juventus look like finally closing a deal for Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt after they raised their bid to €67m plus bonuses.

According to Gazzetta dello Sport, agent Mino Raiola is in Milan to reach a final agreement with Juve sporting director Fabio Paratici.

The newspaper dismisses late interest from Manchester United and expects De Ligt to sign a five-year contract worth €12m a season.

The so-called ‘white smoke’ would also be on its way after the Old Lady raised their bid to €67m plus bonuses, while .

The same is being reported by Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport, both of which claim a breakthrough is close.

If all goes well, the 19-year-old could touch down in Turin by the weekend to complete his long-awaited move.

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