Juventus are drawing up a list of possible replacements for defender Matthijs de Ligt as the Netherlands international prepares to leave the club.

Negotiations between the Old Lady and Bayern Munich have now reached their final stages, with an agreement for a deal that could reach around €80 million (£68m) including add-ons now agreed.

The sale will leave the Italian giants short at the back, but they plan to move quickly in order to find a suitable successor for the Dutchman.

Bayern have filed a fresh offer for De Ligt on Sunday that was accepted.

The Bundesliga club are prepared to pay an initial fee of €70 million (£59.4m/$70m) plus a further €10m in add-ons in order to get their target.

The proposal was a little under what Juventus hoped to receive for the defender, but they nonetheless have decided to move forward with the move.

Bayern’s intention is to secure an accord as soon as possible to allow De Ligt to meet up with his new team-mates well ahead of the Bundesliga’s opening weekend on August 5.

Chelsea had also been interested in De Ligt but switched to other targets when it became clear that he wanted to join Bayern.

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