Ajax rule out De Ligt sale in January

Aubrey Yates
October 20, 2018

In the spectacular 3-0 win for the Netherlands against Germany, Barcelona targets Frenkie de Jong and Matthijs de Ligt could only have seen their stock rise.

Netherlands global De Ligt, 19, has been linked with Barcelona, Roma and Manchester City ahead of transfer windows across the continent reopening again in the new year.

Meanwhile, Ajax sporting director Marc Overmars made the Dutch club's stance clear earlier in the day, saying there is "zero chance" of the defender leaving in January.

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The Netherlands global is being heavily linked with a move to Barca in January after a strong start to the season, with Ajax second behind PSV Eindhoven in the Eredivisie table.

In the case of De Jong, the midfielder will do whatever he can to earn himself a move to Catalonia, and if only one of the two can move, De Jong wants it to be himself rather than De Ligt. The newspapers need to write something, it's normal (the stories)'.

Ajax are determined to auction off defender Matthjis de Ligt, having put selling the teenager on hold to ensure they achieve the highest possible price. They are rumours on the internet and as long as I do not hear anything myself, I will not go into that'.

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