Barcelona to offer Ajax’s De Ligt an agreement until 2024
Barcelona continue to work on the signing of Dutch centre-back Matthijs de Ligt. In recent weeks, the club have put their foot on the quickening agent and are notwithstanding taking a shot at the agreement they intend to offer the Ajax protector and his specialist, Mino Raiola.
The general lines of the terms are more or less defined and De Ligt has given them his blessing in the last contact they had with him. Barça will offer a five-year deal, until June 2024, and a pay like what they are going to pay his club and universal colleague Frenkie de Jong.
Barça have made it clear they feel it’s a huge signing for the future. The contract offer will also include a number of variables depending on De Ligt’s performances at Camp Nou.
As soon as the contract’s drawn up and given the approval by the legal team, Barça will pass it on to the Dutchman and his agent. As soon as they give it the green light, Barça will be obvious to start converses with Ajax.
The Catalans have just shown to them that they’re extremely keen on De Ligt yet haven’t made a formal offer yet.
Communication between Barça and Ajax is fluid — as proven by the De Jong deal. The Blaugrana will hope to pay an underlying 60 million euros, in addition to various additional items.