De Ligt wins young player gong, Alisson best 'keeper at Ballon d'Or

2019-12-02 22:02

Dutch starlet Matthijs de Ligt succeeded Kylian Mbappe as the winner of the Kopa Trophy for the best player aged under 21 at the Ballon d'Or awards.

De Ligt leading a generation of gilded Dutch youth against Germany

2019-09-05 20:13

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.

Juventus make De Ligt world's most expensive defender

2019-07-18 09:34

Dutch central defender Matthijs de Ligt has signed for Juventus from Ajax for €75 million, the Italian champions confirmed.

De Ligt close to Juventus after skipping Ajax training camp

2019-07-14 08:23

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.

De Ligt yet to make decision on future after vacation

2019-06-10 11:35

Manchester United target Matthijs De Ligt says he will only make a decision on his future once he has had a holiday.

The Netherlands outclass England to reach Nations League final

2019-06-07 07:35

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 join race to sign Ajax's De Ligt

2019-05-20 09:31

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.

Agent wants De Ligt to choose Man United over Barcelona

2019-05-02 09:11

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 skipper De Ligt shocked by 'bizarre' win over Juve

2019-04-17 08:05

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.


Injured duo De Ligt, Depay included in Dutch squad

2019-11-08 17:37

Netherlands head coach Ronald Koeman named injured pair Matthijs de Ligt and Memphis Depay in the squad for his side's upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers.

De Ligt scores own goal in Juve 'friendly' win over Inter

2019-07-24 18:18

Matthijs de Ligt scored an own goal into his first Juventus start before Gianluigi Buffon inspired them to a shootout win over Inter Milan.

De Ligt has agreed to join Juventus - reports

2019-07-16 06:58

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.

United switch targets as de Ligt joins Juve

2019-06-23 10:37

Manchester United will have to look elsewhere for a new defender as Ajax ace Matthijs de Ligt has opted to join Juventus.

Familiar failings leave England with work to do before Euro 2020

2019-06-07 13:06

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.

De Ligt amused by United transfer rumours

2019-05-27 14:00

Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt has laughed off reports linking him with a move to Manchester United in the off-season.

Man City join Barcelona in race to sign Ajax defender De Ligt

2019-05-16 12:21

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.

Ajax's young stars take European farewell tour to next stop

2019-04-17 14:27

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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