Barcelona set to miss out on top summer target to European rivals
Barcelona, PSG and Juve have all been circling for his signature, but the Netherlands international has now agreed terms with the Italian champions - a five-year contract worth up to €24m a year, according to the Guardian.
Barcelona will be disappointed that their efforts appear to have been usurped, despite using several members of the club to try to convince De Ligt to choose them ahead of their European rivals.
Potential centre-back partner Gerard Pique spoke to him while they were both holidaying in the Bahamas.
Juventus have the upper hand, though, and will open talks with the Dutch champions around a deal thought to be worth in the region of €70m.