Josep Maria Bartomeu wants Barca to sign Matthijs de Ligt
FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu will give the green light to the club to put their foot on the gas to sign Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax.
“We have to talk about it from March (signing De Ligt), which is when we take the decisions, but his name is on the table, obviously, » said Bartomeu to SER Catalunya radio.
Beyond the president’s quote, SPORT have learned that De Ligt’s fine display convinced Barcelona they should sign him to strengthen the group next season.
In the stands of the Bernabeu, Ramon Planes and the father of Bojan Krkic, to monitor the already-signed Frenkie De Jong, and Matthijs De Ligt’s exhibitions.
On the latter they saw a player who, despite his youth, is vital for Ajax and Holland and ready to stay among the tip top in his situation for the following decade.
They see him as a superb future replacement for Gerard Pique, although it will not be simple to sign him since he will have a ton of succulent offers.