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3.- Matthijs de Ligt

SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE – JULY 21: Matthijs de Ligt of Juventus in action during the International Champions Cup match between Juventus and Tottenham Hotspur at the Singapore National Stadium on July 21, 2019 in Singapore. (Photo by Pakawich Damrongkiattisak/Getty Images)

There was a bidding war between several clubs this summer, they all wanted to sign a teenager who surprised the whole world last season.

His name is Matthijs de Ligt, he is a Dutch international and one of the most talented young players in the world.

Juventus beat Barcelona to the punch by paying €85,5 million to Ajax this summer, Matthijs will get to play alongside Cristiano Ronaldo in Italian football.