Reports emerged earlier this week that Barcelona had attempted to hijack the deal at the 11th hour.
Mundo Deportivo claimed Barca made a late ploy to swoop for De Ligt, with president Josep Maria Bartomeu seeking face-to-face talks.
Bartomeu planned a trip to Amsterdam and despite agreeing terms with Juventus, De Ligt was open to meeting him.
But his agent Mino Raiola intervened and spoke with the Barca chief, advising him they would only hold discussions if the La Liga giants could match the terms on offer from Juve – around £9m per-season.
It is claimed Bartomeu decided to end their interest with De Ligt tipped to finalize his switch this week.
However, it has previously been reported that Raiola has advised De Ligt that he can afford to wait another couple of years before joining a European powerhouse.
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