MANCHESTER UNITED are “very close” to signing Matthijs de Ligt, medical as early as next week.

Barcelona have been pursuing the Ajax safeguard, who appreciated a leap forward year on the European stage.

While captaining his home club to the Eredivisie title matured only 19, De Ligt epitomized Ajax's brave rushed to the Champions League semi-finals.

The defender gathered much enthusiasm for the procedure of moving elsewhere however decided to not seal his future in January, not at all like colleague Frenkie de Jong who consented to a pre-contract arrangement with Barcelona.

It has been normal that De Ligt will stick to this same pattern and join his companion in Catalonia, however talks have proceeded with different clubs as United endeavor to draw Dutch football's ruler to Old Trafford.

The news source broke the news on Saturday night that "Manchester United has made a 78 million bid and make the Dutch the highest paid defender.

"At the present time, the player is exceptionally near [joining] the Red Devils."

United don't have Champions League football on offer next season, the wealth they can offer players is practically unrivaled.

Furthermore, De Ligt isn't fixated on playing in Europe's grandest challenge next crusade since he has a lot more years to fill that desire.

It has likewise been accounted for that De Ligt is pulled in to turning into the blurb kid for United's restoration under Solskjaer.

Barcelona need to free up space on their pay bill so as to match United's suggestions yet are experiencing difficulty persuading players to leave.

Beside United and Barca, Manchester City are said to ought to pursue De Ligt, according to reports in germany.

but at this point united are using ajax and united legend van der saar to persuade him, with report that daley blind insisting de ligt should join united, de ligts close friend was seen on instagram posting a picture of a plane with the english flag in sight, captioning it very soon, make what you want of that.

the mood at carrington training complex is that manchester united are preparing for a medical come next week, as reports in spain also say barcelona has lost the plot, if they let united win the war, others claim its a done deal, de ligt chooses united will you updated.



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