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Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt
Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt

Ajax captain Matthijs De Ligt insists he does not know where his future lies, as Manchester United reportedly drop out of the race leaving Barcelona as odds-on favourites to get him.

Highly-rated Dutch defender De Ligt was a star performer in Ajax's run to the semi-finals of this season's Champions League, and has since been linked with a move to Barcelona.

De Ligt's team-mate, midfielder Frenkie De Jong, has already agreed to join Barcelona and now 19-year-old De Ligt is a 1/5 shot to join him at Camp Nou this summer.

United had been keen to challenge Barca for De Ligt's signature, but have now reportedly ceased their efforts as they believe he's already set his mind on joining the Spanish champions.

The man himself was remaining tight lipped when questioned on his future.

"Well, the Premier League is a big competition, Spain also," he told ESPN FC.

"But you have other competitions, it's not (just) about those two. I still don't know anything about where my future is, so I see how it goes."

While a summer move to Old Trafford may look unlikely, compatriot Jaap Stam would love to see De Ligt lining up for his former club.

"I think he would suit very well over here if they're trying to pick him up," he told Press Association Sport.

"I am not sure if that's the truth, of course, because a lot of things have been said and have been written as well.

"But he is a player that absolutely fits in here, but it is up to him as well. He's the type of player that a manager, I think, wants to work with."

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