The Reds Devils are reportedly prepared to supply the 19-year-old a staggering £236,000-per-week deal to pip Barcelona to the signing of the Ajax captain
Manchester United are prepared to supply Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt a whopping £236,000-per-week deal to stave off curiosity from Barcelona, in response to studies.
The Catalan giants are reportedly the frontrunners to land the 19-year-old, who starred because the Dutch giants reached the Champions League semi-finals this season.
Nevertheless, in response to Spanish publication Sport, United are able to combat off that curiosity by providing the proficient teenager a contract value £12.3million-a-year.
United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is determined to bolster his defensive ranks after a depressing season for the Pink Devils, and views De Ligt as the perfect man to provide his aspect a much-needed increase.
This newest growth comes after it emerged that discussions between Barcelona and De Ligt had hit a stumbling block.
Barca met with De Ligt and his world famend agent Mino Raiola final month, the place they reportedly agreed a deal which glad all events.
However, Sport claim that the Ajax man is having second thoughts over the move, and is demanding a better financial package than is currently on the table.
Bayern Munich and Juventus are among the other side mooted with an interest in De Ligt, whose most well-liked transfer is believed to be the Nou Camp.
Nevertheless, with negotiations over a switch now hitting a sticking level, United are actually in pole place to hijack that deal and pull off, what can be, probably the most spectacular signings of the 2019 summer season switch window.
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