Matthijs de Ligt speaks out on his future amid Man United links

Could we soon see Matthijs de Ligt in the Premier League?

Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt has spoken out on his future, with both Barcelona and Manchester United linked with a move for the defender.

The Dutchman has been getting rave reviews over the past few months for his performances in the Champions League.

Captaining Ajax to the semi-finals, de Ligt scored two goals during the tournament and impressed regularly.

He didn’t cover himself in glory on Thursday night, though.

When the Netherlands faced off against England in the UEFA Nations League semi-final, de Ligt made a huge mistake, allowing Marcus Rashford to dispossess him before the defender gave away a penalty.

Thankfully for de Ligt, the Dutch defender made up for his mistake by scoring the equaliser with a towering header.

Following that game, de Ligt gave an update on his future amid reported interest from Manchester United and Barcelona.

Matthijs de Ligt & Frenkie de Jong

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – APRIL 10: Frenkie de Jong of Ajax (R) shakes hands with teammate Matthijs de Ligt during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Ajax and Juventus at Johan Cruyff Arena on April 10, 2019 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images)

“I haven’t made up my mind yet”

It was reported this week that Man United and Barcelona are the two frontrunners for his signature.

However, de Ligt admitted after the England game that while the Premier League is attractive, he’s not made a decision on his future yet.

“Obviously the Premier League is a great competition, but I haven’t made up my mind yet,” he explained to talkSPORT.

“I’m still looking at what to do.

“For me, the most important thing is to play. I think today showed what experience can do.

“Now I’m focusing on the next game against Portugal, that’s the most important thing.”

Ryan Giggs runs rule over Daniel James’ imminent Man United move

From a potential signing to an imminent one, Manchester United are very close to signing Daniel James.

The Red Devils have already confirmed an agreement is in place with Swansea.

Now, Man United legend and Wales boss Ryan Giggs has given his opinion on the move.

Click here to see what he had to say.

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