Manchester United’s Angel di Maria opens up on Paris Saint-Germain interest and his future

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Angel di Maria says that he could have joined Paris Saint-Germain instead of Manchester United in the summer transfer window.

Manchester United fans must be over the moon to have a certain Angel di Maria in the team.

The Argentina international winger joined the Red Devils from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window for a British-record fee of £59.7 million.

The 26-year-old has been a key player for United so far this season and has proved to be a valuable addition to the squad.

In nine Premier League appearances, Di Maria has scored three goals and has created 28 chances, while having a pass accuracy of 79% and a shot accuracy of 53%.

Di Maria looks to have a bright future at Old Trafford and could become a United great by the time his current contract runs out in June 2019.

But will the former Madrid star remain at United for long? Will he extend his deal?

"PSG, I think they had a money problem and they couldn’t buy players," Goal.com quotes Di Maria as telling Telefoot. "This is the main reason I didn’t go there.

"Playing in the French league would please a lot of players. Now I’m in the English league. But you never know, there is a lot of movements in football. You can never predict where you’re going to play.

"There were a lot of clubs interested in me. A lot really. But Manchester United appeared and didn’t go away. They absolutely wanted me and it happened.”

Di Maria’s comments to Telefoot confirm that Paris Saint-Germain were genuinely keen on him in the summer, and suggest that he is open to leaving United in the future.

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