‘De Ligt would do well at Bayern Munich’

Date: 4th February 2022 at 5:00pm
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Former AC Milan and Netherlands great Ruud Gullit has said that his compatriot and Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt would be a success at Bayern Munich if he moved to the German giants.

The 22-year-old has been with the Bianconeri since 2019 but he could be sold by the club at the end of the 2021/22 campaign.

Gullit has witnessed the progress of the young defender in Serie A and a move away from the Italian Peninsula would not hinder his game.

“Matthijs at Juve in recent years has experienced situations that are not predictable, and, consequently, he has learned a lot,” Gullit told German newspaper Bild.

“On the pitch and beyond. At Bayern, Matthijs would do well and he could give his contribution, I am convinced.”

De Ligt was signed from Dutch giants Ajax Amsterdam in the summer of 2019 for €75 million plus €10.5m in bonuses, and he has played in 98 competitive matches, scoring six goals.

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