May 10, 2021
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Matthijs de Ligt will be talking to Virgil van Dijk about Premier League move, says Dimitar Berbatov

Matthijs de Ligt will be discussing his future with Virgil van Dijk, claims Dimitar Berbatov (Picture: Getty)

Dimitar Berbatov believes Matthijs de Ligt will be speaking to Virgil van Dijk about the prospect of a move to the Premier League.

De Ligt, 19, has established himself as one of Europes most promising talents following an incredible 12 months for Ajax and several clubs are preparing to do battle for the central defender ahead of the summer transfer window.

Barcelona are in pole position for De Ligt and Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal, Liverpool and PSG have also expressed an interest in the Netherlands international.

The £60million-rated teenager has reportedly told his agent, Mino Raiola, to seal a deal with Barca, but hes also hinted at a possible move to Anfield to join up with international colleague Van Dijk.

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Former United striker Berbatov is convinced by De Ligts burgeoning potential and has urged Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to go all out for the youngster.

One player I would love to see at Old Trafford is Ajax defender, Matthijs de Ligt, although I know every big club in Europe is after him, Berbatov told Betfair.

I watched him play against Real Madrid and he looks the real deal – so confident and assured for a player of his age.

De Ligt has been a rock at the back for Ajax (Picture: Getty)

According to Berbatov, Van Dijk will be giving De Ligt advice on the positives and negatives of joining an English club.

Having his international team-mate Virgil Van Dijk already in the Premier League could be a boost for any English team chasing De Ligt, Berbatov added.

The Liverpool man will be telling him how good the league is and that can make a real difference to where you choose to go.

Van Dijk could play a key role in determining De Ligts future (Picture: Getty)

Earlier this month, De Ligt admitted that he views Van Dijk as a mentor and talked up a possibRead More – Source

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