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Ajax defender De Ligt drops Man Utd transfer hint on social media

Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt has dropped a Manchester United transfer hint on social media.

Barcelona remain the favourites to sign the young Holland international. The Catalan giants have already secured the services of his former team-mate Frenkie de Jong.

It is feared that a lack of Champions League football will also result in De Ligt snubbing a move to United.

But fans of the Old Trafford club have spotted something that has given them hope on social media, and many believe a transfer could be on the cards, reports the Mirror.

Rio Ferdinand uploaded an image of the 2008 Manchester United squad winning the Champions League to his Instagram page.

And interestingly De Ligt has given the image a 'like'.

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