Angel di Maria scores wonderful goal for PSG against Toulouse

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So, Louis van Gaal, how about this Angel di Maria, then? He's a good player, isn't he? What with your massive transfer budget and all, you should probably think about signing him. Oh no, that's right, you've already alienated him.

Yes, Manchester United fans managed to convince themselves that they were right to get rid of the Argentinian last summer despite the fact they lost a hefty £15m on their original investment of £59.7m.

Di Maria had failed to get going at Old Trafford and, more importantly, had failed to settle in Manchester. Ultimately, he would go AWOL from pre-season training and force his way out. But despite his drab performances for the Red Devils, it appears his dazzling talent was in there all along.


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Paris Saint-Germain knew that and gladly forked out £44.3m to save him from his Red Devils nightmare. And what a signing he has been. 12 goals and nine assists in 26 appearances makes him one of Europe's most in-form midfielders and leaves Van Gaal looking like the bad guy.

The latest of his 12 strikes came in the Coupe de la Ligue tie against Toulouse on Wednesday night and was probably the most special to date. Luckily, for UK users only, BT Sport published the footage on Twitter meaning we can bring it to you 100% legally.

The reaction

Needless to say, Manchester United fans have since caught wind of the goal and have taken to Twitter to share their opinion with those who care. Who cares? Well, we care and so do you.

The ugly stuff

United fans can take some solace in the knowledge that, in the first half, Di Maria produced probably one of the worst shots on goal ever.

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