Manchester United forward Angel di Maria has admitted that his first season at the club has been difficult, but has insisted that it's his dream to win the Premier League and the Champions League with the Red Devills.
As reported by the Sunday Mirror, the Argentine international, who has failed to secure a regular place in the club's starting XI throughout the second half of the season, has admitted his frustrations, claiming that it's not easy to adapt to the English game.
"I'm not happy with my first year in England,' he told the Sunday Mirror. "I moved here from Real to win titles and this season has been very bad for me. I'm frustrated because I want to do better.
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"The fans in England have not seen the real Di Maria. I know I can offer a better level. This year was not good enough.
"Adapting to English football is not easy,' Di Maria added. 'People told me the first year for a foreigner here is hard. And that's true.
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"My challenge is not for one year, but to become part of the history of Manchester United.
"The stadium is unique, the fans sensational – it is a fantastic club. My only frustration is that we haven't offered the fans our best face every week. My dream at United is still to win the Premier League and Champions League."
Di Maria will no doubt be hoping to be involved as Manchester United play host to Arsenal this afternoon.
The game, of course, will represent the club's final home game of the season, so Van Gaal's will be hoping to go out in style.
Refreshing from Di Maria
Di Maria's words should certainly please the Red Devils faithful. At the end of the day, especially of late, the ex-Real Madrid man hasn't looked happy on English soil, but it's clear that he's just extremely frustrated with the way things have been going.
Perhaps, then, as Van Gaal goes about finding a balance to his side, the Old Trafford support will see the best of Di Maria next season.
It's now crucial Van Gaal finds a permanent position in his side for the player, in what looks set to be a make or break campaign for the Argentine next term. All is not lost for his career in Manchester
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