Heavily linked Ajax star Matthijs de Ligt is set to join a big team in England or Spain this coming summer, words coming from Dutch club CEO Edwin van der Sar.
The young defender was tagged as one of the brightest stars having lead his club to an impressive Champions League campaign, which came to an end in the semi-finals on Wednesday in a breathtaking comeback.
The Dutch club took a 2-0 lead in the first half, with De Ligt bagging the opening goal to make it 3-0 on aggregate that night. But luck seems to be on the English club Tottenham as they were able mount an outstanding comeback in the second half to win 3-2 in the last minute of the stoppage time all due to a complete Lucas Moura’s hat-trick.
Before crashing out of the Champions League on Wednesday, the 19-year-old defender has always been linked with a move away from the Eredivisible outfit to European giants like Barcelona, Juventus, Manchester City, Manchester United and Liverpool since the summer of 2018 and Janaury winter transfer window.
While Red Devils legend Van der Sar, who is currently with Ajax as a Sport director, says where he thinks the young defender is going.
“I think these will be De Ligt’s final games with Ajax, but I hope he goes out on a high.
“He’s been here since he was a child and will end up at a big club.
“I think he’ll go to England or Spain.”