PSG may be closing in on Matthijs de Ligt signing - report

Matthijs de Ligt

PSG are edging closer to finalising a deal for Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt, say reports

The Netherlands international’s agent, Mino Raiola, has travelled to Paris as the Ligue 1 champions make a push to get a deal over the line, ESPN FC reports.

Barcelona, Juventus and Manchester United are among the other clubs to have shown interest in the 19-year-old and reports this week said Barca were making another assault by re-opening talks with Raiola.

However, PSG are believed to be close to agreeing terms over the €75 million capture of De Ligt.

Raiola travelled to the French capital on Wednesday for talks over personal terms and a five-year deal worth €12 million in gross annual salary was put on the table.

ESPN sources say that while a full agreement is yet to be reached, the defender has accepted the move in principle as he has been convinced that he will be a key player for the club, although bonuses and Raiola’s commission have yet to be decided.  

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