Matthijs de Ligt decided to join Bayern Munich in the summer after the player was unable to play the football he wanted in Italy.
Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic has revealed that. The signing of Matthijs de Ligt from Juventus in the summer was because of the players. The Tigers also tried to bring the Dutch defender to the team three years ago until the two sides finally settled. According to ‘The Athletic’ on Sunday. UFABET
‘(De Ligt) left a lot of money on the table to come to us (from Juventus), he wanted to go to Bayern by any means. He said ‘I feel at home here’ when 3. Last year. Before his move to Juve, we spoke to him and [his agent] Mino Raiola, we always keep in touch, we know each other and I know if it’s possible at some point. The players want to go to Bayern, of course.’
‘He didn’t play football the way he wanted in Italy. I know he will definitely come. If we find a solution (with Juventus) that shows how eager he is to succeed at this club. And how he looks at the opportunity to do that.’ Salihamidzic said.
Be linked with several European clubs this summer. But in the end, it became the Southern Tiger that was going to be acquired with an initial price of 70 million euros plus an additional 10 million euros in add-ons.
“I am very happy to be a player for this great club. Bayern is the most successful club in Germany. and one of the most successful clubs in Europe and the world.” De Ligt told