Chelsea want De Ligt, the defender clause is activated in the summer
Chelsea are interested in Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt. As they are said to know that the Dutchman’s contract contains a purchase clause.
De Ligt has ended up as the second choice in the center of Juventus defense. After the return of coach Massimiliano Allegri.
His situation has made major European clubs interested in his transfer. Where among the most interested is Chelsea.
According to the Daily Star, the player has a ‘special release clause’ in his contract with Juventus that becomes active in the summer of 2022.
The release clause will allow clubs to sign with the Dutch defender for 150 million euros or 130 million pounds from the end of the current season.
The Italian giants got his signature two years ago from Ajax. But can now lose him to European champions Chelsea.
Chelsea are interested in him in the wake of the pursuit of a new central defender. After losing the signing of Sevilla Jules Kounde in the summer.