Football

Marouane Fellaini backs Angel di Maria to succeed at PSG

Published 3 Comments

Football News
24/7

Marouane Fellaini has backed his Manchester United team-mate Angel di Maria to succeed if he leaves to join Paris Saint-Germain this summer.

The Belgium international was speaking to French television station Telefoot and said the Argentine would be a "good signing" for the Ligue 1 champions.

His admission seems harmless, but stands as another hint that Di Maria is set to leave after just one season at Old Trafford.

Article continues below

Di Maria has struggled to settle at Manchester United following his £59.7m move from Real Madrid last summer and has been tipped to leave.

PSG were favourites to land the winger before the Red Devils but were forced to pull out of a deal because of financial fair play regulations.

Article continues below

Given his backing

However, should Louis van Gaal decide to sell him this summer, Laurent Blanc is likely to renew his interest and launch a bid.

Fellaini, who himself struggled during his debut season at Manchester United but recovered to become a key player under Van Gaal, has backed Di Maria to rekindle his best form at Parc des Princes should he agree a move.

He said: "Angel di Maria would be a good signing for PSG. He is a world class player."

Reaction in Manchester

Fellaini has already been subjected to a torrent of criticism for his comments on Telefoot with a number of Manchester United fans questioning what the Belgian was thinking.

One fan noted on Twitter: "Fellaini literally said in an interview with French TV, that Di Maria would be a good signing for PSG. What an absolute clown he is."

Comment

What do you think of Fellaini's comments?

Give us YOUR opinion in the comment box below!

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Football
Marouane Fellaini
Premier League
Manchester United
Transfer News
Angel di Maria
Paris Saint-Germain

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again