Matthijs de Ligt rubbed salt in Juventus’ open wounds by claiming that a lack of ambition from the club was the reason for his departure.
The Dutchman was a top player during his time with Juventus, but opted for a summer move to Bayern Munich in a €67m deal.
Juventus are currently struggling in Serie A, at least by their usual standards, after their 1-0 defeat away to Monza left the old lady in eighth place in Serie A. They’ve won only two of their first seven games, and they are just that. I just crept into the top four last season as well.
Bayern Munich He hasn’t done it all better since De Ligt’s arrival, with only three wins from their first seven games, but that didn’t stop him from criticizing his former team.
“I really enjoyed my time at Juventus, but I felt it was time for a new challenge,” said De Ligt. NOS While he was with the Netherlands national team before the Nations League matches.
Despite Bayern Munich’s relatively slow start, de Ligt says his style of football alone justifies his move to the Bundesliga champions.
“Bayern Munich is closer in philosophy to what the Dutch team wants on the field,” he said. “I am very satisfied with how the first two months went.”