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Matthijs De Ligt

Discussion in 'Transfer Rumours' started by spursfan1976, 22 May 2018.

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  1. monkeybarry

    monkeybarry Terry Venables

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    Alli
    Eriksen
    Son
    Verts....

    .... actually, pretty much all of our team is young prospects we've helped nurture or talented players that the big boys didn't take to.
     
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  2. Hootnow

    Hootnow Mauricio Taricco

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    Have there been any legitimate links to Deligt at all?

    Seems to me that we're taking about a wage and transfer range we're not going to be shopping at.
     
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  3. P.D.

    P.D. Mauricio Taricco

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    Would love us to just whack out a massive amount for him and say this guy is going to lead our defence for the next 5-10 years and then build the spine off us.
     
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  4. Cochise

    Cochise Paul Stalteri

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    No, I think we are well out of the running. Joachim Andersen is the defender we have been linked with, but if Alderweireld decides to see out the last year of his contract then there would be no room on the wage bill for him.
     
  5. Jordinho

    Jordinho John White Staff Member

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    Barcelona decided that enough was enough when they saw that the overall sum to bring in De Ligt would surpass 200 million euros. The estimated transfer with Ajax would cost 75m euros plus add-ons, and the centre-back would sign a five-year contract. Having asked for 12m euros net per year, it would cost the club 120m euros in that period just for his salary.

    Between the transfer fee and his wages, the overall deal would cost more than 200m, and that is forgetting one last expense: Mino Raiola's 20 percent commission from the transfer fee.

    Barcelona stood up and said no. They were not willing to make that expense for a 19-year-old, and it would have completely unbalanced the club's wage structure.

    https://www.marca.com/en/football/barcelona/2019/06/22/5d0e4354e2704e7a718b45b2.html

    Apparently he chose Juventus because the French league isn't competitive enough and ManU can't offer CL football.
     
  6. awesome dawson

    awesome dawson Roman Pavlyuchenko

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    And he can learn the dark arts and how to defend, from people like Bonnuci & Chiellini. At Utd Jones could only teach him how to pull stupid faces.
     
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  7. mjc23

    mjc23 Scott Parker

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    Juve have bid just under £50m apparently.
     
  8. Robspur12

    Robspur12 Simon Davies

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    Looks like Juve are trying to build their own version of the galacticos, with Aaron Ramsay being the outlier of course.
     
  9. Jon

    Jon Paul Stalteri

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    Offer Ajax some cash plus Toby!
     
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  10. AdamB

    AdamB Jack Jull

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    season long loan fee?
     
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  11. mjc23

    mjc23 Scott Parker

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    If that is the price then we should be all over it Although I imagine it's heavily incentivised for his agent. Juve probably a pretty attractive option for De Ligt too.
     
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  12. billyiddo

    billyiddo Les Howe Staff Member

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    Raiola will be commanding a further chunk on top and rumours of 300k wages
     
  13. Gazza

    Gazza Dean Austin

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    Fair play to him. He is only looking out for himself in the corrupt system that is FIFA
     
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  14. braineclipse

    braineclipse Colin Calderwood

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    Based on rumours I don't think we could or should be all over his wage demands.
     
  15. SubZero

    SubZero Jason Dozzell

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    Sad but true. With ticket prices, broadcasting rights and merchandising soaring, the money will end up in someone's pocket either way. At least the agents are quite open about that they're borderline mafia money-type leeches (in that they're paid just for existing).
     
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  16. Olle73

    Olle73 Jason Dozzell

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    And where does the money comes from? From us, who consume the game. So if we don't like the fotball of today, we can easily stop consuming it. Then then the money will dissapear in notime.
     
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    Legohamster Terry Venables

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    Juve are the only club to agree to the buy out clause it seems....
     
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    Finney Is Back Dean Richards

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    Probably because there is also a £20 million payment to be made to the agent on top of that.
     
  19. Jon

    Jon Paul Stalteri

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    Just the twenty this time? Tough times for him.
     
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