Liverpool have reportedly entered the race to sign Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt.

The 19-year-old is one of Europe's most coveted players after starring for Ajax in their run to the Champions League semi-final.

And, according to Spanish football journalist Guillem Balague, Liverpool have 'been talking' with De Ligt as they consider weighing up a move for the Holland international.

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Liverpool 'have been talking to' Matthijs de Ligt over summer transfer