FC Bayern Munich is flirting with a commitment from Juventus star Matthijs de Ligt. While sports director Hasan Salihamidzic is now even traveling to Italy for talks, Juve has not commented on the transfer speculation.
Brazzo landed in Turin: Hasan Salihamidzic, sporting director of FC Bayern, was in Turin on Monday for negotiations regarding a commitment from Matthijs de Ligt (22), as reported by “Bild”. A Twitter video by Italian sports journalist Giovanni Albanese shows Salihamidzic’s arrival by private jet. The 45-year-old only says when asked about the Causa De Ligt: “We’ll see.” According to “Bild”, FC Bayern is offering the central defender 60 million euros plus any double-digit bonus payments.
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Juventus refused water level report: According to the report, Salihamidzic negotiated with Juve sports director Federico Cherubini about a change of De Ligts. Meanwhile, the Italians are silent on speculation about a possible transfer. “There is no news at the moment,” said a Juve spokesman. Salihamidzic said after his return: “Now you have to see what comes out of it!”
Chelsea FC also interested in De Ligt: According to media reports, De Ligt wants to turn his back on Juventus. In addition to Bayern, however, Chelsea should also be in the running for the Dutch international. His contract with the Italians ends in 2024.