Victor of the prestigious Golden Boy award in 2018, De Ligt had an impressive season last campaign, captaining Ajax in their memorable Champions League run.
Croatian World Cup star Lovren plays his club football for reigning European champions, Liverpool.
Although they came unstuck in a dramatic collapse against Tottenham, de Ligt starred throughout Ajax's unlikely run, netting the victor in the last-eight victory over Juventus.
Matthijs de Ligt is officially a Juventus player.
Ajax enjoyed a remarkable year last season but they may struggle to replicate it after losing their two best players.
Just days after Manchester United spent big to secure the services of Harry Maguire for €90 million, Juventus are set to splash a mouthwatering €75 million for the young Dutch centre-back. "For a defender, Italy is always an ideal place".
"That could be true, yes", he answered at the time, as quoted by AS, when asked if Ronaldo had told him to join him at Juventus.