Former Manchester United defender Jaap Stam urges his compatriot Matthijs de Ligt to remain at Juventus amidst documented interest from the Red Devils.
Former Manchester United defender Jaap Stam has actually prompted his compatriot Matthijs de Ligt to remain at Juventus amidst reported interest from the Red Devils.
The Netherlands international has actually had a hard time during his maiden campaign with the Old woman, making 20 league appearances during an injury-hit season.
United have actually apparently reignited their interest in the 20- year-old, however Stam thinks that De Ligt will ultimately find his feet in Italy’s leading flight.
Speaking to TuttoJuve, Stam stated: “He was criticised a little however had to comprehend how to adjust to a various style offootball He’s still young and Matthijs is at a big club with far more pressure than he was accustomed to.
” The requirement of opponent he is dealing with in Italy is likewise far greater than in the Netherlands.
” Juventus invested a large amount to sign him, some would state excessive, however in my view he has actually succeeded up until now. The experience has actually made him think in himselfmore He simply requires to discover Italian so he can interact with his teammates.
” They are high-level protectors, real winners accustomed to the greatestgames They are the very best centre-backs in Italy and they can teach him a lot on the art of protecting.
“I think it’s fundamental that De Ligt stays at Juve for many years, because it’s the only way to improve, by dealing with the best, learning to live with pressure in important Champions League and Serie A games.”
De Ligt has actually signed up 2 goals in 27 appearances throughout all competitions for Juve this term.