Matthijs de Ligt’s reported Manchester United attraction worrying for Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool

(L-R) Matthijs de Ligt of Ajax, Dani de Wit of Ajax, Perr Schuurs of Ajax with the trophy, dish during the Dutch Eredivisie match between De Graafschap Doetinchem and Ajax Amsterdam at De...

Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool and Manchester United reportedly want Matthijs de Ligt of Ajax.

Matthijs de Ligt of Ajax during the Dutch Eredivisie  match between De Graafschap v Ajax at the De Vijverberg on May 15, 2019 in Doetinchem Netherlands

According to The Telegraph, Matthijs de Ligt is open to joining Manchester United, and that will be a cause for concern for Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool.

The Daily Star has claimed of Tottenham’s interest in signing De Ligt from Ajax in the summer transfer window, while The Mirror has claimed that Liverpool want the 19-year-old central defender.

 

United are also interested in the Netherlands international, according to The Telegraph, which claims that the “thought of being the poster boy of the rebuild at Old Trafford does still hold some appeal” to the teenager.

Liverpool and Tottenham can offer Champions League football to the youngster and United cannot, but what the Red Devils can offer him is regular first-team football.

(L-R) Matthijs de Ligt of Ajax, Fabian Serrarens of De Graafschap during the Dutch Eredivisie  match between De Graafschap v Ajax at the De Vijverberg on May 15, 2019 in Doetinchem...

De Ligt will slot straight into the starting lineup at United and will be main defender at the back, while he will find competition from Jan Vertonghen and Toby Alderweireld at Tottenham.

True, the teenager will have compatriot Virgil van Dijk as his mentor in defence at Liverpool, he will be in the former Celtic’s shadow for a while.

At United, De Ligt will be the leader at the back and will grow even more as a footballer.

Matthijs de Ligt of Ajax during the Dutch Eredivisie  match between De Graafschap v Ajax at the De Vijverberg on May 15, 2019 in Doetinchem Netherlands

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