Manchester United are still pressing to land Matthijs de Ligt despite missing out on the centre-back last summer, reports say.
The Dutchman chose to quit Ajax for Juventus a year ago, with the Red Devils keen on landing the youngster at the time.
And it seems like manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who has reportedly made signing a new centre-half his top priority for the summer transfer market, is still very much keen on snapping up the 20-year-old.
Manchester United eyed Matthijs a year ago after the youngster had impressed for de Joden, helping them reach the semi-finals of the UCL.
The Dutchman has since struggled to settle in Turin, blowing hot and cold under ex-Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri.
That’s led to talk of a potential move away and Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport say United are still interested in securing the defender’s signature.
Barcelona are also in the hunt to sign the 20-year-old, with the Camp Nou outfit long having an interest in the player. They also tried landing De Ligt last summer, only to be knocked back.
De Ligt is determined to remain at Juventus and win the Champions League trophy with Bianconeri, who last won the tournament in 1986.
The talent reportedly thinks that Juventus have a better chance of winning the prize than either United or Barcelona.
And it means the 20-times English champions apparently have little chance of securing De Ligt’s signing when the transfer market reopens.