Manchester United star Di Maria admits to Premier League struggle

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The Argentine midfielder has admitted to struggles with the language and the Manchester weather.

Manchester United midfielder Angel Di Maria has admitted to a series of problems with life in the Premier League, according to the Mirror.

The Argentine joined United for a British record £59.7 million from Real Madrid in the summer but has so far had a mixed experience during his first ever season in England.

He currently has three goals and six assists in his 19 games in a United shirt, with scintillating displays such as the one against Leicester earlier in the season and poor performances like that he endured against West Ham on Sunday.

Now, he has admitted that he is having problems in England, specifically with the rainy and cold Manchester weather which is a far cry from the sunshine of Madrid.

"I'm getting on very well," said Di Maria. “The weather is the only thing. It doesn't help a lot.

The player has also admitted that the language barrier is proving tricky for him to get over with him having had to learn English from scratch after spending most of his career in Portugal and Spain.

His difficulties with the language may be on explanation of his struggles with the Premier League, although he does admit that he is taking classes and will try to pick it up quickly.

"More like regressing! It's very bad. Very little and only understand a small bit,” he admitted when asked how his English is progressing.

"That said, I'm trying to learn it bit by bit and I'm taking classes. Hopefully I'll pick it up quickly."

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