Bayern Munich have announced the signing of Netherlands international, Matthijs de Ligt from Juventus on a five-year contract.
The Bundesliga giants made the announcement on their website on Tuesday.
“Bayern have signed defender Matthijs de Ligt from Italian record champions Juventus. The 22-year-old Dutch international has agreed a contract until 30 June 2027.”
De Ligt joined the Ajax academy at the age of nine and made his professional debut for the Dutch record champions in 2016 at the age of 17, scoring his first goal in the same game.
He is the youngest captain in Ajax’s history to date and the youngest debutant for the Dutch national team since 1945.
In 2019, after a total of 117 competitive appearances (13 goals), he celebrated the double of the league and cup with Ajax before joining Juventus in Serie A.
He won one league title, one cup and one Italian Super Cup with Juve. He moves to Bayern after 117 appearances and eight goals in all competitions.
At international level, De Ligt has 38 senior caps for the Netherlands and two goals.