Matthijs de Ligt attends a training session for the Dutch national team. Photograph: EPA

Matthijs De Ligt says his future is up in the air and compatriot Jaap Stam believes the highly-rated Ajax defender would fit in well at Manchester Uni(...)

Donny van de Beek scores Ajax’s early opener against Spurs. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty

With 15 minutes gone at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium there was a moment where the air seemed to disappear out of the ground, sucked up past the roofl(...)

Ajax Amsterdam CEO Edwin van der Sar: ‘We reflected a bit on the old success from 95. We wanted to combine the abundance of young talent with experience.’ Photograph: Massimo Pinca/Reuters

Last season, as Ajax’s future balanced on a gossamer thread, the club’s hierarchy called in seven of their most talented youngsters for a special talk(...)

Matthijs de Ligt of Ajax celebrates victory with his team in Turin. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Matthijs de Ligt believes Ajax’s young team have shown they are a match for anyone after he scored the goal against Juventus that took them to the Cha(...)

 Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola  during the Carabao Cup semi-final second leg against  Burton  in Burton upon Trent. Photograph:  EPA/Peter Powell

Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City have to be “quicker and smarter” in the transfer market if they are to land targets in the future. Frenkie De (...)