Cristiano Ronaldo's encouragement was a "big compliment" for Matthijs de Ligt, but not the decisive factor in him choosing Juventus.
We round up the front and back pages across Europe as Friday sees the transfer rumour mill crank into gear once again.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino empathised with Maurizio Sarri's decision to leave Chelsea for Juventus.
Benfica are delaying completing their move for Juventus' Mattia Perin after the goalkeeper's medical.
Matthijs de Ligt's journey from boy to man at Ajax has been captured in a video released by the Eredivisie champions.
Matthijs de Ligt's arrival at Juventus could trigger the end of Leonardo Bonucci and Giorgio Chiellini's partnership at centre-back.
After confirmation of Matthijs de Ligt's move to Juventus, we have examined how Maurizio Sarri's Bianconeri could line up next season.
The Ajax captain will play for the Serie A champions next term but where does Juventus new boy Matthijs de Ligt rank among pricey teenagers?
The long Matthijs de Ligt transfer saga is finally over after Juventus announced an agreement to sign him from Ajax.
We round up the front and back pages across Europe as Thursday sees the transfer rumour mill crank into gear once again.