Matthijs de Ligt arrives in Turin ahead of £63million move to Juventus

Dutch defender Matthijs de Ligt has arrived in Turin and posed for the cameras ahead of his £63million move from Ajax to Juventus
.
The 19-year-old will become the highest paid defender in the club's history, and will be the second highest paid player on the team, only behind Cristiano Ronaldo
.
The deal is worth €70million (£63m), and will rise by €12m (£10.8m) after bonuses. 
Caselle. Stasera. #deLigt
#LiveAhead
?? pic.twitter.com/HqXqaMxZE6
— JuventusFC (@juventusfc) July 16, 2019
He'll undergo a medical examination at the J Center on Wednesday morning, and is set to be unveiled by the club on Thursday. 
De Ligt will be presented with the number four shirt, worn in the past by club legends Giuseppe Furino and Paolo Montero.
The club are being quick to capitalise on his popularity, with the shirt going on sale on the Juventus store on Friday, with a number of orders already coming in. 
His contract will have a €150m (£135m) release clause and will increase by €15m (£13.5m) every year.  
Juventus have recruited the Allianz Stadium security for his trip to the club's training ground and to the stadium for the press conference on Thursday.
The Dutchman is moving to Turin along with his girlfriend and his dogs, and will also be able to make use of a private plane to go back to Holland to see his friends and family. 
De Ligt has an immense desire to enjoy the Italian experience and will do everything to find a home able to satisfy his needs for serenity and privacy. 
The defender would've been advised by agent Mino Raiola on where to live. Options include a villa next to Pavel Nedved, or close to the city centre near where Zlatan Ibrahimovic once lived. 
He will initially be staying at the new J Hotel for a few weeks. 
Comment

No comments found