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For Matthijs de Ligt the Euro 2020 qualifier against Germany is the latest chance to prove a young Dutch side are ready for a return to the big time.
Dutch central defender Matthijs de Ligt has signed for Juventus from Ajax for €75 million, the Italian champions confirmed.
Matthijs de Ligt is closing in on a move to Juventus after Ajax announced he will skip the Dutch champions pre-season training camp due to his expected departure.
Manchester United target Matthijs De Ligt says he will only make a decision on his future once he has had a holiday.
England's long wait for a trophy since 1966 goes on as the Netherlands set up a Nations League final meeting with Portugal on Sunday with a 3-1 win after extra-time in Guimaraes.
Liverpool have joined Europe's top clubs in the race to secure the services of highly-rated Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt, according to reports.
Mino Raiola, the agent of highly rated Matthijs de Ligt, wants the young Ajax Amsterdam defender to move to Manchester United instead of Barcelona.
Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt said he was lost for words after his wonderful header dumped Juventus out of the Champions League in a "bizarre" win.
Matthijs de Ligt scored an own goal into his first Juventus start before Gianluigi Buffon inspired them to a shootout win over Inter Milan.
Defender Matthijs de Ligt has agreed to join Juventus, Dutch and Italian media reported, but it was not clear whether the Turin club had yet agreed a fee with Ajax.
Manchester United will have to look elsewhere for a new defender as Ajax ace Matthijs de Ligt has opted to join Juventus.
A year on from a World Cup semi-final defeat, England were taught the same lesson by a technically superior Netherlands side in the Nations League.
Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt has laughed off reports linking him with a move to Manchester United in the off-season.
Barcelona are reportedly facing stiff opposition from Manchester City as they look to strengthen their defence with the signing of Ajax central defender Matthijs de Ligt.
Once every generation, Ajax rediscover the eternal formula of youth and cut a Champions League swathe through expensively assembled teams of stars.
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