Report: Ajax teammates have advised Tottenham target De Ligt to seek transfer

Netherlands' defender Matthijs de Ligt (L) and Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo fight for the ball  during their international friendly football match between Portugal and Netherlands...

Chaos at Ajax could help Tottenham Hotspur get their man.

Netherlands' defender Matthijs de Ligt (L) and Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo fight for the ball  during their international friendly football match between Portugal and Netherlands...

Tottenham Hotspur's interest in defender Mattijs De Ligt was reported by The Telegraph earlier this month and they have received a potential boost to sign the centre-back.

De Ligt, 18, is a senior Netherlands international already and a former teammate of Spurs ace Davinson Sanchez.

Ajax missed out on the league title at the weekend, losing to rivals PSV Eindhoven.

Raheem Sterling of England is blocked by Matthijs de Ligt of the Netherlands during the international friendly match between Netherlands and England at Johan Cruyff Arena on March 23, 2018...

Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf report some of De Ligt's teammates have advised the defender to seek a transfer and go and better himself.

This is due to frustration with coach Erik Ten Haag, and while Ajax are in second place, they are an unassailable 10 points behind champions PSV.

Matthijs de Ligt of Ajax and Marcus Rashford of Manchester United in action during the UEFA Europa League Final between Ajax and Manchester United at Friends Arena on May 24, 2017 in...

De Ligt is an Ajax academy kid who will have more loyalty to his club than most, although money will talk.

The defender said this week he will make his choice over his next club with regard to it being the 'right team' rather than money, but Spurs will still have to meet Ajax's asking price.

Football London reported earlier this month that it will take around £50 million to convinced Ajax to sell.

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