Barcelona have made a storming begin to the La Liga marketing campaign thus far, profitable all in their 5 video games and scoring 17 objectives within the procedure.
They have additionally saved their opposing groups at bay thus far, conceding simply two objectives over the similar selection of video games.
But with 3 centre-backs the flawed facet of 30 in Gerard Pique, Javier Mascherano and Thomas Vermaelen, Barcelona are making plans for the longer term.
Samuel Umtiti has confirmed an in a position spouse to Pique within the beginning line-up for Ernesto Valverde and is very popular at Barcelona.
But they’re prepared to herald extra defensive reinforcements as soon as the switch window reopens within the New Year.
And Mundo Deportivo declare the Catalan giants need De Ligt to be a part of their long term defensive position.
The record claims Barcelona changed into acutely aware of the Ajax superstar’s abilities whilst scouting Davinson Sanchez, who joined Tottenham in the summertime.
And Barcelona also are tracking Red Bull Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano who has established himself as an ordinary within the Bundesliga at simply 18 years outdated.
Both defenders are mentioned to suit the profile of what Barcelona are having a look for with the duo possessing tempo and technical talent.
De Ligt, additionally 18, changed into the second one youngest scorer for Ajax closing season and likewise the youngest debutant for Holland since Mauk Weber in 1931.