Matthijs De Ligt officially joins Juventus after signing £53m contract
MATTHIJS DE LIGHT has completed his £67.5million move to Juventus after signing a five-year deal with the Italian champions.
The 19-year-old Ajax defender snubbed interest from Spain and England to make the move to Serie A in a switch that will net him £53m over the term of his contract.
An official Juve statement said: “Juventus Football Club SpA announces that it has reached an agreement with Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax NV for the definitive acquisition of the registration rights of the player Matthijs de Ligt for a fee of € 75 million payable in five years over accessory charges for € 10.5 million.
“Juventus signed a five-year performance contract with the same player until June 30, 2024.”
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