Onana Matthijs de Ligt wants to join Barcelona

first_imgGoalkeeper Andre Onana claims that his Ajax team-mate Matthijs de Ligt wants to join Frenkie de Jong at Barcelona.The Blaugrana fended off competition from Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City to secure a €75m deal for De Jong this summer with potential add-ons of €11m.Now attention turns to De Jong’s Ajax team-mate De Ligt, who has reportedly captured the interest of both Juventus and Barcelona.The 19-year-old is regarded as one of the most exciting young defenders in European football right now and is understood to be highly-valued by the Barca chiefs.Speaking after Ajax’s 2-1 Champions League defeat to Real Madrid on Wednesday, former Barca youth keeper Onana revealed he regularly speaks to De Jong and De Ligt about the club.“Matthijs would like to go with Frenkie, I’ve spoken several times about Barcelona to the both of them,” said Onana on Mundo Deportivo.The Netherlands international ruled out a January transfer away from Ajax in the middle of the season and his father, Frank de Ligt, recently revealed that Juventus could be a destination.Romelu Lukaku, Inter MilanLukaku backed to beat Ronaldo in Serie A scoring charts Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Former Inter Milan star Andy van der Meyde is confident Romelu Lukaku will outscore Cristiano Ronaldo in this season’s Serie A.“Juve could be a possibility, but they’re not the only team interested,” said Frank.“Now we’re focusing on this season with Ajax. Turin is a beautiful city, I came here for the Netherlands match in June too.”He added: “In the next few months, I, my son, and [Mino] Raiola will make the best decision for his future.”Since debuting for the Ajax first-team in September 2016, De Ligt has gone to manage nine goals and five assists in 97 appearances across all competitions.The teenager became the club’s second-youngest goalscorer at 17 years old and was named as Ajax captain in March 2018.De Ligt also beat the likes of Kylian Mbappe and Vinicius Junior to win the 2018 Golden Boy award.AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – FEBRUARY 13: Matthijs de Ligt of Ajax acknowledges the fans after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 First Leg match between Ajax and Real Madrid at Johan Cruyff Arena on February 13, 2019 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)last_img read more

CM to meet Delhi farmers

first_imgDelhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will meet farmers of the national Capital in the wake of unseasonal rains, which have damaged the standing crops in North India. Besides, Kejriwal is likely to lay out his government’s roadmap for the dwellers of the unauthorised colonies in the capital, government sources said. “The Chief Minister will address the Sahyog Rally in Mundka on Saturday. He would listen to their problems especially of those whose crops have been damaged by rain,” he said. The rally will be held at Mundka in north west Delhi where a sizeable number of farmers live. “Kejriwal will also share with those living in unauthorised colonies his government’s plans for them,” an official said, adding that he will meet them and listen to their problems on Sunday.last_img read more

Contiki launches 201617 AWS program with up to 330 in savings

first_img TORONTO — Go big or go home, says Contiki, which recently launched its new 2016-17 Europe Autumn, Winter, Spring program featuring 50 trips to 24 countries and five different trip styles.To celebrate the launch, the tour operator is offerings savings of up to $330 per person off its Winter Europe trips, beginning now through Aug. 25, 2016 from the new program.“These three seasons are a great time to explore Europe, offering unique experiences, smaller crowds and more bang for your loonie,” says Deanna Lambert, Contiki Canada President. “Unique, life-changing adventures is what Contiki is all about, and our AWS trips recognize that young travellers are price sensitive and we are offering great value with our off-peak itineraries.”One such adventure that highlights the diverse offering is the brand new Icelandic itinerary, simply entitled ‘Iceland.’ This four-day adventure is a travel experience that is slightly more off-the-beaten track, and journeys through a country that has quickly topped many Millennials’ bucket lists. With Iceland’s unique landscape as the backdrop, Canadians will experience much of what this Nordic island nation has to offer including a dip in the Blue Lagoon and an exploration of Reykjavik, before heading out with a local guide to search for the Northern Lights.More news:  ‘Turn around year’ for TPI brings double-digit growthOther highlights include the 25-day ‘Winter Wanderer, which travels along the French Riviera to Rome and Barcelona, and the 10-day ‘European Magic’, a short but concise trip featuring a stopover in Innsbruck and two nights each in Venice and Paris.Equally notable is the nine-day ‘Austria Ski Plus (from London), the eight-day ‘Italian Espresso’, and the seven-day ‘London & Paris.’For more information go to contiki.com. Posted by Contiki launches 2016-17 AWS program with up to $330 in savings << Previous PostNext Post >> Travelweek Group center_img Share Wednesday, August 3, 2016 Tags: Contikilast_img read more