Matthijs de Ligt chase down to two clubs

English clubs will be disappointed as the race to sign the exceptional 19 year old Matthijs de Ligt is reportedly between just two clubs, PSG and Barcelona.

According to Four Four Two magazine the champions of Spain and France are the only viable candidates who could sign the 19-year-old, fresh from bagging a wonderful towering header for Holland against England last night in the Four Nations semi-final in Portugal.

Radio Montecarlo have reported that Barcelona do not want to increase the signing on fee they had initially agreed with agent Raiola.

It appears that the only way the deal can go through with The Catalan club are also keen to avoid any delay of the move asDe Ligtis a key strategic signing and failure to land him would damage this summer’s plans.

PSG would look to slot de Ligt in as a straight replacement for Thiago Silva. Silva has long been a colossus at the heat of the PSG defence with his imposing athletic game and excellent distribution, but time waits for no man and the time may be up for the 34 year old after a wonderful career