There was nothing official about Matthijs de Ligt's future, announced near Paris Saint-Germain, but the Catalan media had been thrilling for three days to demean the Dutch center-back who was guilty in their eyes, having rejected Barcelona's offer. Articles developed to explain that a 19-year-old child is only interested in money or displays a mentality that doubts …
This is still happening with Mundo Deportivo citing Catalan club members who said: "The problem with De Ligt is the lack of humility". The newspaper explained that he was very different from Frenkie de Jong, his compatriot who had the advantage of having chosen Barça rather than PSG. It was also not trivial to see that he chose Mino Raiola as an agent. And that Barça was scalded, during negotiations, by the demands of De Ligt, who demanded a titular position.
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