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Bayer Leverkusen coach Bosz: Man City must go for De Ligt

Bayer Leverkusen coach Peter Bosz has urged Manchester City to move for Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt.

Bosz coached De Ligt at Ajax and has no doubts about the defender's ability.

“If I were Manchester City, I would get him immediately. Vincent Kompany is leaving and I don't think Nicolás Otamendi is good enough. He would fit perfectly alongside (Aymeric) Laporte," argued Bosz.

"He will play even better with Matthijs next to him, I am convinced of that.

"I also hear Barcelona everywhere, but there you have to deal with Gerard Piqué. That would mean, if Samuel Umtiti did indeed leave, that he had to play centrally on the left. That doesn't have to be a problem, because I think Matthijs can play left and right centrally just as easily."

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