Man United fans label De Ligt ‘Dutch Phil Jones’ after own goal blunder

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Manchester United fans have brutally attacked Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt after his blunder on Juventus debut against Inter Milan, contrasting him to their own Phil Jones. The former Ajax captain became the talk on social media after giving Internazionale an early lead in the 10th-minute with an own goal.

The two Italian giants were battling for the International Champions Cup in a grueling match that ended in a 1-1 draw in the regular time after Ronaldo’s equalizer in the 68th-minute. Juventus were crowned winners after beating their opponents 4-3 on penalties.

After the match, Man United fans savagely trolled De Ligt for the inadvertent mistake, claiming that he is the ‘Dutch Phil Jones.’ The Red Devils’ fans stated that the 19-year-old’s fate has been switched with Phil Jones, who is one of the most underrated players at Old Trafford.

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Here were their reactions;

I think De Ligt signing for Juventus was a blessing in disguise. We already have Phil Jones scoring for the opposition when he wants we can’t be wasting Β£70m on another one
Anirudh Rachuri
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De Ligt is overrated. Phil Jones the real GOAT.

Phil Jones bagging screamers whilst De Ligt is bagging own goals? there’s levels to this game i’m afraid

Prince Andrew

Phil Jones > De Ligt… Thank God we didn’t buy him… I won’t be shocked many United fans will be saying this! The state of fans we have!

De Ligt exploded into the forefront of football after a majestic season in the Eredivisie where he captained Ajax to a league title and an unlikely Champions League semi-final.
De Ligt was hauled off at half-time for prospect Merih Demiral, who also came on off the bench against Tottenham.

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