After spending three seasons at the Allianz since arriving from his childhood club Ajax in the summer of 2019, the Dutch defender Matthijs De Ligt is set to end his era as a Bianconeri and inch towards Bayern Munich.

According to Sky Italia reporter Gianluca Di Marzio, the Bavarians have secured the promising shot-stopper for a lucrative transfer fee of €70m plus add-ons. The 23 year-old has signed a five-year deal, going through 2027.

With the nine-time consecutive Bundesliga champions losing their star defender Niklas Sule on a free transfer to their bitter rivals Borussia Dortmund, the promising central defender was essential in order to fill the void within Nagelsmann’s squad.

Although life as Bianconeri was difficult for De Ligt a the start, the rising star has improved tremendously and played a vital role in obtaining one Serie A title, one Coppa Italia, and one Suppercoppa Italia throughout his three-year stay within Turin. As a result, the board of the German giants are confident that De Ligt will play tremendous role within the long-term success of the club.