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German coach prepares low blow before leaving Liverpool

By Charles Cornwall

German coach prepares low blow before leaving Liverpool
German coach prepares low blow before leaving Liverpool
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The summer transfer window is shaping up to be a hotly contested one for star defender Matthijs de Ligt, who has been linked with a move away from Bayern Munich. Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United have emerged as leading contenders in the race to secure the 24-year-old's services. According to a report from HITC, De Ligt is unhappy with his situation at Bayern Munich, which has fuelled interest from several prominent Premier League clubs. Valued at £68m upon his arrival from Juventus, De Ligt is regarded as one of the most outstanding defensive talents in Europe at present, and his potential departure has put the Premier League giants on alert.

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The Premier League offers undeniable appeal for De Ligt, who has made his mark in the Bundesliga and could now seek a new challenge in the English league. Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United could all benefit greatly from his skills in defence. For Liverpool, acquiring De Ligt could mean securing a suitable replacement for the likes of Joel Matip and planning for the future alongside Ibrahima Konate.

On the other hand, Manchester United could be looking to strengthen their defensive line with uncertainty surrounding players such as Victor Lindelof and Harry Maguire. Erik ten Hag, who previously worked with De Ligt at Ajax, is lobbying to bring the player to his new club, which could give Manchester United an edge in the race for his signature.

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A battle of giants for this player

Meanwhile, Arsenal have a strong central defence, which could make their interest in De Ligt less likely. Instead, they could direct their efforts towards strengthening other areas of the pitch. With transfer season on the horizon, it will be fascinating to see how the battle between these Premier League clubs for the coveted Dutch defender unfolds.

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