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Matthijs de Ligt admits confidence knocked at Juventus

Matthijs de Ligt admits his confidence has taken a hit since leaving Ajax for Juventus.

The defender, 20, has had a slow start to his Juve career.

"I'm still not at my best, I know that," he said after Netherlands' 2-1 win in Belarus yesterday.

“The more I play, the more I'll get there. What I can do is keep working hard, doing my best and learning from my teammates.

“At Ajax I felt a sense of invincibility. Now I feel less so, but it's natural. I have a little less confidence than I did last season.

“I'm at a new club, with a new style of play and new teammates. For me, it's all new. It's less familiar than at Ajax, but I'm getting better and better."

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