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Angel di Maria's move to PSG is delayed as he was too tired to complete a medical

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Angel di Maria's move from Manchester United to PSG has been delayed after it was revealed the player was too tired to complete a medical follow a 20-hour flight.

The Argentine midfielder had flown from his home nation to Qatar on Sunday to complete a £44 million move after just one season at Old Trafford.

As seen in the Daily Mail, the Manchester United star was set to complete a medical for PSG but opted to go straight to his hotel following the long-haul flight.

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It was expected the deal between United and PSG would be completed yesterday, however following his rest and recuperation, Di Maria is now expected to complete his medical today before flying to Paris to sign a four-year deal.

The £44m deal agreed for the services of Di Maria will see the Red Devils take a hit on the £59.7m they paid for his services last summer.

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Manager Louis van Gaal has recently admitted that signing the Argentine midfielder was a mistake in the first place, saying there was no guarantee he would fit into the Dutch managers philosophy. 

Former United defender Rio Ferdinand has also said the 27-year-old will regret being a failure at Old Trafford, and should have stayed to rectify the problems of his solitary season. 

The former Real Madrid man started life in Manchester with a bang, scoring three goal in his first five league games, however problems on and off the field led to a decline in form. His only other goal for the Red Devils came in a cup win against then League One side Yeovil Town.

With the news coming in that Di Maria was unable to partake in a medical following his flight from Argentina, Manchester United fans took to twitter to voice their opinion. 

MANY WERE ANGRY

OTHERS QUESTIONED THE PLAYER 

FURTHER ACTION

Manchester United are still making final changes to their playing squad before the campaign kicks-off in five days against Tottenham Hotspur. 

Full-back Rafael has completed a move to French side Lyon after eight years at Old Trafford as Van Gaal continues to shape his squad.

A deal for Barcelona winger Pedro looks to be in the offing with reports stating the Spanish winger could be set to join United within the next 48-hours.

New sponsors Adidas are hoping United can tie up a deal for Wales and Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale as their marquee signing, while the Red Devils have given up hope of late swoop for Sergio Ramos.

Is selling Di Maria a good deal for United? Who would you like to see join? Have your say below!

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Angel di Maria
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