Tottenham Hotspur will not move for De Ligt this summer, fans react

Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt has been mentioned in the transfer gossip pages numerous times over the past few months,

The Dutchman may only be 18 years old, but he has been linked to top-level clubs, including Barcelona, Manchester City, Juventus and Tottenham Hotspur.

The North London outfit are likely to be needing a new centre-back as Toby Alderweireld seems to be heading towards the exit door.

Many publications suggested that De Ligt was a transfer option for the Premier League club, but according to, Tottenham will not be making a formal offer for the teenager.

Despite his age, De Ligt was a regular in the Ajax team, making 38 appearances in all competitions.

The youngster’s defensive qualities have clearly attracted attention, but last season he also contributed in attack by scoring three goals and creating two assists.

With the fear that Alderweireld could be leaving, hearing that De Ligt is not a target has concerned some Tottenham fans.