Man Utd rule out De Ligt move

Manchester United have ruled out a move for Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt, according to reports.

Reports in the national press over the weekend had suggested United could move for the £65m-rated Netherlands international this summer.

Apparently, United have withdrawn the interest they held in De Ligt, with many among the Old Trafford hierarchy believing the 19-year-old is set to join Barcelona.

De Ligt has been a regular for Ajax over the past three seasons and captained the club to a league and cup double this campaign.

He was also instrumental in the Dutch side’s run to the Champions League semi-finals – suffering defeat to Tottenham in the last four of the competition.

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