Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal expected Angel di Maria to join the club in California yesterday, but the Argentinian failed to catch a flight to San Francisco, leading to more speculation that he is set to join Paris Saint-Germain.
It was reported earlier this week that Di Maria would make the move to PSG after just one disappointing season at Manchester United. While the move is not yet official, it seems like it is only a matter of time before an announcement is made.
Manchester United plays PSG this Wednesday at Soldier Field in Chicago, and while both sides are unsure as to what jersey Di Maria will be wearing, Zlatan is hoping it will be that of the French champions.
I don’t know if it is done but of course if you get a chance to play with Di María it is a fantastic thing. The guy has won everything. He is a fantastic player who plays for the team.
He brings peace to a team. He brings quality, big quality and for sure he will make our team even better than it is today. So for sure he is welcome and we will receive him with open arms.
It’s all about small details. Real Madrid are a fantastic team. They have fantastic players. Of course when Real Madrid got Bale they became better for sure and we will become better for sure with Di Maria.”
After Di Maria’s failure to meet up with Manchester United, it seems like the move to PSG is imminent. Zlatan is already excited about lining up with the man of the match from the 2014 Champions League final, which Di Maria won with Real Madrid.
Di Maria spent four years at Real Madrid where he became one of the most sought after talents in the world, which led him to a transfer to Manchester United for the fifth-highest fee of all-time. However, his one season at Old Trafford was considered a massive flop as he struggled to adapt to the Premier League while often finding himself on Louis Van Gaal’s bench.
An official announcement is likely to come in the next few days, as Di Maria would become another major threat for Laurent Blanc’s side that has hopes of becoming the top club in Europe.