Barcelona are ready to pursue Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt

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Barcelona are ready to pursue Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt in the mid-2022 summer.

According to reports from ufabet , Xavi Hernandez may be busy adding to the January transfer window. But the head coach of the Nou Camp has also looked to the future, with De Ligt among the top ranks. 

The Dutch national team has a release clause of 125 million euros. But Spanish media believe that Juventus are ready to release if the price is around 80 million euros. When Barca’s financial situation may be better than it is now.

De Ligt’s agent Mino Raiola has also hinted that the player in charge is ready to leave Juve to look for a new challenge.  He made it into big news for a while. Including meeting with Joan Laporta, president of Barcelona, ​​made the matter mentioned.

The 22-year-old, who joined Juventus from Ajax in 2019. He signed a five-year contract with the Serie A giants. 

The Catalan giants find themselves in a financial mess after racking up over £1billion of debt, partly due to the devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Barcelona signed Manchester City forward Ferran Torres for £55million this week. With attacking reinforcements the priority following Sergio Aguero’s retirement. 

Juventus signed De Ligt on a five-year deal for £67.8m in July, 2019 after he starred for Ajax. He won the Golden Boy award the previous year and helped the Dutch side reach the Champions League semi-finals in the 2018-19 season.

De Ligt has struggled for form at times and suffered injury setbacks during his spell in Turin, while Juve are currently well off the pace in Serie A.

His agent Mino Raiola opened the door to a fresh challenge recently with Chelsea also linked with the centre back.