According to El Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona has a concrete interest in signing Ajax duo Frenkie de Jong and Matthijs de Ligt this summer. 

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Barcelona are looking to freshen up their ageing squad this summer and have decided on three targets according to El Mundo Deportivo. Frenkie de Jong and Matthijs de Ligt of Ajax along with Atletico Madrid winger Antoine Griezmann.

De Ligt and De Jong have been watched several times by Barcelona’s scouts and the Catalan giants have already made contact with Ajax and the two players. Barcelona are looking to act quickly with both Ajax youngsters courted by several of Europe’s biggest clubs. They may even sign the duo this summer and allow them to return to Amsterdam on loan.

Due to their hefty price tags, Barcelona may have to sell players in order to finance the deals. However, De Jong and De Ligt are enthusiastic about the possible move and await an offer.

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