De Ligt, Italy, Netherlands

De Ligt Takes Small Jab at Italy, Schick Gears up for Match with England

Matthijs De Ligt praised Italy warned them about the challenges ahead: "I watched them closely, and I think they play very well. They have faced good teams so far, but not the top contenders, like France, for instance." He also discussed Van Basten's recent remarks. Euro top scorer Patrik Schick is ready to face England: "We will have our chances tonight against England. They have not created a lot so far, we will not settle for a tie."
De Ligt Juventus Barcelona

Juventus Not Concerned About Barcelona’s Interest in Matthijs De Ligt

Juventus bested Barcelona in the race to sign Matthijs De Ligt from Ajax two years ago, but the Spanish side has not stopped monitoring him afterward. The Blaugrana have put the star defender on their shopping list for the summer, but the Bianconeri are not worried about their pursuit. His €125M release clause will come into effect only in 2022.