Ajax star Matthijs de Ligt still unsure of his future

Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt conceded his future is still far from resolved despite the many big clubs that are set to compete for his signature.

19-year-old De Ligt rose to stardom following some standout displays during Ajax’s run to the Champions League semi-finals this season.

The Dutch centre-back is one of the hottest young prospects in European football and has been linked with moves to four different nations.

Barcelona, Juventus, Bayern Munich, Liverpool and Manchester United have all been mentioned as potential suitors.

Although Sky Sports reported on Sunday morning that United have withdrawn their interest in De Ligt.

The Red Devils, who previously had a €70m offer rejected, allegedly believe De Ligt is set to join Barcelona in the summer with his Ajax team-mate Frenkie de Jong.

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Atletico CEO, Miguel Angel Gil Marin, said his former superstar was going to join the Blaugrana next season.

But the teenager claims to still have no idea where he will be heading this summer.

“Where do I see myself? Well obviously the Premier League is a big competition, Spain also, but you have other competitions, it’s not just about those two,” De Ligt told Sky Sports.

“I still don’t know anything about where my future is, so I’ll see how it goes. First we have to play two games and after that I will see what happens next.

“Of course there is some interest from clubs, but I don’t want to say some names who are interested, but what I will say is I am now focused on the national team and after the national team I will see what the future brings.”

De Ligt is currently on international duty for the Netherlands ahead of next month’s UEFA Nations League finals in Portugal.

Ronald Koeman’s side will take on England in the semi-finals on June 6 in Guimaraes. The winner of the tie will then meet either hosts Portugal or Switzerland three days later in the final.

LONDON, ENGLAND – APRIL 29: Matthijs de Ligt of Ajax in action during a training session ahead of their UEFA Champions League Semi Final first leg match against Tottenham Hotspur at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on April 29, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)