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Arsenal could move to sign Matthijs De Ligt – Football Article

Arsenal have reportedly “explored” the possibility of signing Ajax defender Matthijs De Ligt this summer, according to The Sun. The Gunners have emerged as surprise contenders to sign the Dutchman this summer ahead of Unai Emery’s second season in charge at the club. De Ligt, 19, is a “huge admirer” of the north Londoners and he worked with Dutch legends Dennis Bergkamp and Marc Overmars. However, the report goes on to claim that the Premier League giants will have to…

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Report – Man City lead race for Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt – Football Article

Manchester City have reportedly taken the lead in the race to sign Ajax youngster Matthijs de Ligt, according to the Daily Mail. The 19-year-old defender is expected to leave the Dutch outfit during the summer transfer window, and there will be no shortage of interested suitors. The La Liga giants Barcelona have been linked with an approach for the Dutchman but according to the report, Barca are unlikely to be able to afford the centre-back. Barcelona have recently spent heavily…

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Ajax vs Real Madrid :- Match preview, team news and prediction – Football Weeks – Football Article

Yesterday’s Champions League round-16 fixture saw Manchester United crumbled to a 2-0 home defeat to Paris St-German who played without their influential strikers Neymar and Edison Cavani. Goals from Presnel Kimpembe(53rd minute) and Kylian Mbappe (60tth minute) were enough for the Les Parisiens’ to record an important away win. In other game of the day, Roma defeated Porto 2-1 thanks to 19-year-old Nicolo Zaniolo’s brace. Adrian Lopez found the back of the net for the Portuguese giants but it was…

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Real Madrid news: Courtois supports VAR introduction in Champions League – Football Article

It may not always work in his team’s favour, but the Belgian is pleased to see the video technology introduced Thibaut Courtois said he is a fan of using technology to help out officials ahead of Real Madrid’s first Champions League fixture with the involvement of VAR. UEFA will have a VAR team – consisting of a video assistant referee, an assistant video referee and two video operators – in action for all knockout games in the remainder of this season’s competition.…

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Report – Matthijs de Ligt wants to join Barcelona | Football Views – Football Blog | Opinion – Football Article

Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt has reportedly expressed his desire to join Spanish champions Barcelona at the end of the season. The 19-year-old, who is regarded as one of the best young centre-backs in European football, is believed to be on the radar of a number of the elite clubs across Europe. Barca recently completed the signing of Frenkie de Jong from Ajax, and he will officially move to the Catalan giants in this summer’s transfer window. According to Mundo…

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How the underrated Arnold Mühren became one of Europe’s most decorated footballers – Football Article

“Of course it is the mention of the cross that you always see returning. Actually I hit it too hard. I have given dozens of better passes in my career. If Marco van Basten had shot that ball to Cologne, everyone would have said that he could do little with that cross. Now it was suddenly the most beautiful assist ever. Marco made it so beautiful with that fantastic finish.” Arnold Mühren, in conversation with Voetbal International, was downplaying the…

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£70m Rated Dutch Starlet Speaks Out About His Future Amid City Transfer Claims – Football Article

Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong has confirmed that he will stay at the Eredivisie club for the remainder of the season. The 21-year-old is being pursued by Manchester City, as well as Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain, but the Dutch international says he want to stay put until the summer: “I am certainly not leaving this winter. I am 100 per cent staying until the summer. I don’t know what other people are doing, but personally I would like it if…

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