One of the most interesting topics in the world of football is the acquisition of Matthijs de Ligt by Bayern Munich. The German football club had been eyeing the acquisition of the Netherland footballer for a while. Finally, the club is negotiating the deal to make him part of their squad.
Bayern Munich Trying to Sign Matthijs de Ligt
The latest reports suggest that Matthijs de Ligt will be made part of Bayern Munich’s squad following a deal that may be worth over €80 million.
It has been reported that Bayern Munich has shared interest in paying an initial fee of €70 million. In addition to the initial fee, Bayern Munich has planned on paying €10 million in the form of add-ons.
Many sources claim that Bayern Munich is aiming to buy Matthijs de Ligt for a five-year contract. If the contract is successfully signed by Matthijs de Ligt, he will remain part of Bayern Munich until the summer of 2027.
The sources claim that Matthijs de Ligt’s medical may get conducted at Bayern Munich on Monday. If all goes well, Matthijs de Ligt will move from Juventus to Bayern Munich. On Monday, Bayern Munich will be moved to the United States and if the defender is successfully signed, he will be boarding the flight.
Barcelona Acquires Robert Lewandowski
As Matthijs de Ligt joins Bayern Munich, one of the top footballers from Bayern Munich, Robert Lewandowski is leaving the German club. Following his departure from Bayern Munich, Lewandowski will be joining Barcelona.
His departure from Bayern Munich has helped the club pay a high fee to acquire De Ligt. In addition to De Ligt, the club will also be able to sign the sporting director at the club.
Recently, it was Hasan Salihamidzic, who was available for negotiations in Turin. He was at the Juventus club when an offer was made by Bayern Munich.
Chelsea also had Eyes on De Ligt
Apart from Bayern Munich, De Ligt was also on Chelsea’s list. The English football club was also eyeing the acquisition of De Ligt for a while. However, Bayern Munich has successfully negotiated with De Ligt and they will soon be bringing him on board.
Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger had recently left Chelsea and the club was trying to fill the void left by the players. These players had reportedly left Chelsea during the free transfer window.
De Ligt had been part of Juventus for the past three seasons. He had left Ajax to play as a midfielder at Juventus. At Juventus, he helped the club win 1 Coppa Italia and 1 Serie A title.