Juventus have officially confirmed the sale of defender Matthijs De Ligt to Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich. The Dutchman travelled to Germany to undertake his club medical and both sides have now confirmed the deal via official statements:
FC 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.
Herbert Hainer, FC Bayern president: “Matthijs de Ligt was a top target for us. With signings like this, the big aims that we have are achievable. The future face of our team is increasingly taking shape, and this transfer is an important building block in the overall concept that we’re gradually putting into place. De Ligt should become a mainstay at FC Bayern.”
Juventus have confirmed that they will net “€67.0 million, payable in four years, which may be increased, in the the duration of the player’s sports service contract, for an amount not exceeding € 10.0 million.”