Paris Saint-Germain will give Manchester United their money back for Angel di Maria

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Paris Saint-Germain are willing to give Manchester United their money back on Angel di Maria to make a transfer happen according to the Daily Mirror.

The Red Devils shattered the British transfer record when they paid £59.7 million to Real Madrid for the winger's services last summer, but so far he's failed to live up to expectations. 


The 27-year-old has scored just once for Manchester United in 2015 amidst reports that he is unsettled at Old Trafford after his Manchester house was the target of a break-in, and could be seeking an exit. The Mirror report that PSG could well be about to offer him just that in the summer transfer window.

Di Maria was heavily linked with a move to the Parc des Prince before he joined Manchester United, and he's hinted since then that he would be open to a move to France in the future. L'Equipe add that Marco Reus and Kevin de Bruyne are also on PSG's hitlist.


The Mirror say that the Ligue 1 giants could offer a fee similar to the one that the Red Devils forked out in the summer to make the move happen - and boss Louis van Gaal may be tempted to sell up in order to bankroll another summer of big spending. 

He splashed over £150 million last time round and could get close to that figure at the end of the current campaign. £60 million-rated Paul Pogba is at the top of his hitlist, while Radamel Falcao's impending exit means he's likely to be in the market for a forward too. Robin van Persie is yet to be offered a new contract and that could also impact his decision to spend big.

The Manchester United boss will also target options at the back with Mats Hummels believed to be near the top of his hitlist, and the German international is likely to cost in excess of £30 million.


Di Maria's agent Jorge Mendes recently spoke out to deny the rumours that his client was unhappy at Old Traffford, insisting that he would be staying in the north west to pay back that faith shown in him by the club. 

"He was at Real Madrid and wanted to go to another of the world's best teams; now he is and he is happy," the agent told ESPN last month.

Although things haven't gone to plan for Di Maria on the pitch the Manchester United fans have responded well to his arrival - his shirt is the most popular bought by supporters this season.


Manchester United have a big decision to make in the summer regarding DI Maria. Although it's far too early to judge him, especially given the trials he's faced this season, the chance to get their money back to reinvest elsewhere could be very tempting indeed.

Although the Red Devils don't necessarily need the cash, with UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules starting to hit big clubs they need to be wary of spending. Given that they are in desperate need of a midfielder and a defender, it may be the case that Manchester United sacrifice Di Maria to balance their squad out.

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