Chelsea's Target Joins Bayern Munich on a Five-Year-Deal
Bayern Munich have completed the signing of Chelsea's target from Serie A club, Juventus Football Club ahead of the new football season.
The Bavarian club confirmed the signing of the Matthijs de Ligt on its official website on Tuesday, July 19th, 2022. According to reports from the club, the dutchman signed a deal that will keep him at the club until the summer of 2027.
The 22-year-old was excited about joining the Bundesliga champions and said he looks forward to playing in front of the supporters at the Alianz Arena.
I'm very happy to become a player for this great club. FC Bayern are the most successful club in Germany, one of the most successful clubs in Europe and in the world. I felt the genuine appreciation from the sporting management, the coach and the board right from the start, which convinced me. On top of that, FC Bayern is a brilliantly run club with big aims. I'm very glad that I'm now becoming part of the FC Bayern story.
The Dutchman will add a lot of experience to the Bayern team when the season starts in August. He won the league twice and the domestic cup with Ajax before joining Juventus where he won the Serie A, the league cup and the Italian Super Cup.