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Matthijs de Ligt keen on Manchester United transfer – Soccer News

Jamie Jones

Bayern Munich central defender Matthijs de Ligt is keen on a move to Manchester United in the summer transfer window, according to Sky Germany journalist Florian Plettenberg. The well-known and well-respected reporter has claimed that De Ligt has already told Bayern of his desire to make the move to the former Premier League and UEFA Champions League winners.

Plettenberg wrote on X: “It’s decided: We’ve been told that Matthijs de Ligt wants to join @ManUtd with immediate effect! 

“FC Bayern informed about his decision 

“Advanced talks between the clubs now but not a done deal yet

“Verbal agreement between #MUFC and De Ligt about a long-term contract is done pastedGraphic.png

“Agent Rafaela Pimenta, now working on the final details to get the deal done and sealed. Medical not booked yet.”

De Ligt has been on the books of Bayern since 2022 when he joined from Juventus. The 24-year-old Netherlands international central defender made 16 starts and six substitute appearances in the Bundesliga last season, scoring two goals in the process. De Ligt gave one assist in five starts and one substitute appearance in the UEFA Champions League for Bayern last season.

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