Manchester United fans react as Julien Laurens revives de Ligt rumours

Potentially the most in-demand man this summer, it’s fair to say Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt truly has the world at his feet right now.

The 19-year-old enjoyed an impressive campaign with the Dutch side last season, leading them on a remarkable run to the Champions League semi-final.

His performances earned rave reviews and unsurprisingly he has been the subject of intense transfer speculation in recent weeks and months. After suggestions that Juventus were the frontrunners for his signature, journalist Julien Laurens has told ESPN that both United and PSG have an agreement with Ajax over signing De Ligt.

Laurens added that were Ajax to lose patience with the Italian side, it could open the door for the two other clubs to come in and swoop for the centre-back.

After hearing the latest update on the defender, United fans took to Twitter to reveal their thoughts on the matter.

Some United supporters were rather pessimistic about their actual chances of signing the highly-rated prospect and wondered whether this was all a ruse.

Indeed, a few fans of the Manchester side insisted that the club should turn their attentions away from De Ligt and perhaps focus their attentions on alternative options like Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly or Leicester’s Harry Maguire.

Check out some of the reaction of United fans below:

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