Mino Raiola dismissed claims he was in France to finalise Matthijs de Ligt’s transfer to Paris Saint-Germain as “pretend information”.

De Ligt, 19, has been linked with a transfer to PSG or Barcelona, with Manchester United and Liverpool additionally reported to have an interest within the Ajax captain.

Raiola, the centre-back’s agent, was apparently pictured in Paris amid claims he was sealing De Ligt’s transfer to the Ligue 1 champions.

However the agent rubbished the stories, telling ANSA: “This can be a basic instance of faux information.”

De Ligt is ready to go away Ajax within the shut season after a powerful marketing campaign throughout which he helped the Dutch giants win the Eredivisie and attain the Champions League semi-finals.

In the meantime, Raiola’s worldwide ban was briefly stayed till the end result of an “pressing” attraction lodged on Wednesday, the Court docket of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) confirmed.