Converted to Juventus for €85.5 million defender will not play with «the Locomotive»
Turin «Juventus» will play against Moscow «Locomotive» in the fourth round of the Champions League without Dutch defender Matasa de Ligt. About it reports the official site of the Italian club.
20-year-old Dutch defender over the weekend got a muscle strain in her right ankle in the game 11-th round of the championship of Italy with Torino. To Moscow on a match with «the Locomotive» De Ligt did not fly.
At a meeting with Torino’s defender scored his first goal in the Juventus. The goal brought the team victory in the Derby with the score 1:0.
In July of 2019 De Ligt moved to Juventus from Amsterdam’s «Ajax» for €85.5 million, becoming the most expensive defender in football history. In August his record was broken by Harry Maguire, who moved from «Lester» in «Manchester United» for €87 million.
Match of «Locomotive» and «Juventus» will be held in Moscow at the «Russian Railways Arena» Wednesday, November 6. The game kicks off at 20:55 GMT.
Two weeks ago the teams met in Turin in the framework of the third round of the group stage. Then Juventus won with the score 2:1 thanks to the double Paulo Dibala at the end of the meeting.