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Cristiano ‘Juventus Scout’ Tries to Woo De Ligt

Jayfred Ugo

Ajax Captain and Netherlands star Matthijs de Ligt revealed Cristiano Ronaldo asked him if he would join Juventus next season following Portugal's Nations League victory over the defender's Dutch side.

De Ligt, 19, is expected to make a big-money move from Ajax to either Paris Saint-Germain or Barcelona but the young defender has not chosen a destination yet.

But Juventus player of the season, Ronaldo wasted no time trying to get the defender to Turin after Portugal edged Netherlands 1-0 in the Nations League final on Sunday.

De ligt was asked if Ronaldo had questioned if he would be his team-mate at Juventus, De Ligt replied:

That could be true, yes.“I didn’t understand him at first. I was a little shocked, so I laughed, but I didn’t say anything.“Shortly after the game you are not at all concerned with it, you are disappointed you have lost and that is the only thing you are thinking about.

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