Frenkie De Jong: Matthijs De Ligt could join me in Barcelona some day
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Matthijs de Ligt’s surprise visit to Barcelona sparks speculation

Matthijs de Ligt, the formidable Bayern Munich defender, caused a stir as he was spotted in Barcelona just 24 hours after his agent, Rafaela Pimienta, held discussions with Deco, sparking speculations in the football world.

The 24-year-old Dutch star, who had previously shown signs of discontent at his current club, has seemingly raised eyebrows with his unexpected rendezvous in the Catalan city.

De Ligt’s impromptu visit to Barcelona included a meet-up with former Ajax teammate and current Barça midfielder, Frenkie de Jong. De Jong shared a snapshot of their reunion on Instagram, igniting a frenzy among fans and pundits alike.

However, despite the buzz surrounding de Ligt’s presence in Barcelona, sources close to the situation suggest that it may merely be coincidental. Barcelona’s defensive lineup already boasts a surplus of central defenders, potentially rendering de Ligt’s arrival unnecessary for the Blaugrana.

While the timing of de Ligt’s visit raises eyebrows, it appears that his discussions with Pimienta and subsequent trip to Barcelona might not signify an imminent transfer. Instead, it could be chalked up to a casual catch-up between former colleagues.

As speculation continues to swirl, only time will tell whether de Ligt’s unexpected visit to Barcelona holds any significance in the broader context of the summer transfer window.

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