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Angel di Maria pleads with Manchester United to sign Nicolas Gaitan

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Manchester United’s record transfer, Angel di Maria, has been pleading with Louis van Gaal to make a move for his international teammate, who is 1estimated to be worth a transfer fee in the region of £30million.

According to the Daily Express, the Old Trafford club’s £60million summer signing believes Nicolas Gaitan would be an ideal addition to the squad and has been pushing hard for a move in the January transfer window.

Benfica agreed a new deal with Gaitan in November and the contract was supposed to end the interest from United, but the deal he signed had in it a £30million release clause and the report claims that Di Maria wants Van Gaal to activate it.

Gaitan, according to the report, was bought as a replacement for his Argentina teammate when Real Madrid bought him in 2010. He has since become an integral part of the team and has been a long-term target for Manchester United.

Van Gaal has previously said he has no plans to spend in January but the Red Devils have already exhibited a willingness to splash out if the right players become available.

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This was evident in the summer when the club spent upwards of £150million on the likes of Di Maria, Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo, Ander Herrera and the bringing in Radamel Falcao on loan from AS Monaco.

After a difficult start to the season, Van Gaal has seen his season turn around over the last few weeks with a five-game winning run in the Premier League. However, they were disappointing in the draw with Aston Villa last weekend.

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