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Juventus have officially announced about signing Matthijs De Ligt from Ajax Amsterdam.
19-year-old defender has been linked with PSG and Barcelona. Catalan side have been considered favourites to complete the move, however, Juventus managed to win the race and sign Netherlands national team starlet and sign Matthijs for €85.5 m.
De Ligt is now the most expensive defender in the history.
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1.Matthijs De Ligt, Ajax – Juventus, 2019, €85.5 m
2.Virgil Van Dijk, Southampton – Liverpool, 2018, €84.65 m
3.Lucas Hernandez, Atletico Madrid – Bayern Munich, 2019, €80 m
4.Aymeric Laporte, Athletic Bilbao – Manchester City, 2018, €65 m
5.Benjamin Mendy, Monaco – Manchester City, 2017, €57.5 m
6.John Stones, Everton – Manchester City, 2016, €56.6 m
7.Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Crystal Palace – Manchester United, 2019 €55 m
8.Kyle Walker, Tottenham – Manchester City, 2017, €52.7 m
9.Eder Militao, Porto – Real Madrid, 2019, €50 m
10.David Luiz, Chelsea – PSG, 2014, €49.5 m
Also, Matthijs has become the most expensive Dutch player in the history.
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