De Ligt at Man United? Scout rejected him because of weight problems.

Ajax center-back Matthijs de Ligt

De Ligt has scored seven goals in 53 games for Ajax this season.

Matthijs de Ligt is one of the center-backs of the moment, following his Champions League performances for Ajax.

The Dutch footballer is wanted by big European clubs, including Barcelona, but according to the Daily Mail, Manchester United could have hired the 19-year-old last summer. However, the red devils' scout concluded that de Ligt would tend to put on too much weight and the deal ended there.

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