Real Madrid still have ambitions to sign Manchester City star Sergio Aguero.
Cuatro link Di Maria with a move to Monaco, though he would surely have a number of alternative propositions on the table.
The Argentina winger has endured a mixed spell in the Spanish capital, ranging from being labelled essential by manager Carlo Ancelotti to being heavily criticised by the demanding Santiago Bernabeu crowd.
Throughout the January transfer window, Di Maria was linked with a move away from the club with Manchester United named as a potential destination.
According to Sky pundit Gary Neville, the direct winger – who recently tormented Barcelona in the Clasico – would fit in perfectly with the Manchester United philosophy of fast wing play.
If the rumours said are to be true, then it would be a mistake for David Moyes to not at least tempt the player to Old Trafford.
The man Real Madrid have reportedly lined up is long-standing striker target Sergio Aguero.
The Argentine striker has been a major hit since joining Manchester City and entered folklore when he won the Citizens the title with a last-gasp winner against QPR in 2012.
This season, unfortunately, the 25-year-old has picked up a number of niggling injuries which has prevented him from adding to his already fantastic goalscoring record. In just 15 Premier League starts, he has netted 15 goals with a further five assists, with a shot conversion rate better than Luis Suarez.
It would take a monumental sum topping €60m to prise Sergio Aguero away from the Etihad stadium, but when Real Madrid are concerned, there appears to be no boundaries in their relentless pursuit of the world’s top players.