Barcelona have made Tottenham target Matthijs de Ligt their number one transfer target.

According to Marca, Tottenham are keen on a new central defender and are eyeing De Ligt as their preferred option.

Bayern, Manchester City and Tottenham are all thought to be interested in De Ligt, who has been impressing for Ajax in Holland.

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Barcelona are considering Tottenham defender Toby Aldeweireld as a possible alternative to De Ligt, which could open the door for Bayern to steal a march on their rivals and move for the Dutch defender.

The 19-year-old has made 74 first-team appearances for Ajax since breaking into the first-team in 2016 and has been capped 10 times by Holland at international level.

This has caught the eye of those at Barcelona and Tottenham, who are both looking at potential central defenders for the future.