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PARIS: The French Champions Paris Saint-Germain(PSG) successfully bagged Argentinian winger Angel di Maria for €63 million from Manchester United.
The 27 year-old winger/midfielder Di Maria has signed a four years deal with PSG and he is currently the second most expensive transfer in Ligue 1, after Edison Cavani for €64 million from Napoli in 2013.
PSG’s Qatari owner Nasser Al-Khelaifi believes that Di Maria is the key to success for the Champions League glory, he said that we are honor to sign Di Maria as he will lead us to our European dream.
Di Maria has already won the Champions League with Real Madrid in 2013-14 and after that he joined the English club with a rich history of football Manchester United. His last season with the Red Devils was dreadful, as it was a very costly mistake made by United.
The signing of Di Maria from Santiago Bernabu to Old Trafford costed the record breaking English league fee of £60 million. He was looking good with United, as he scored three goals for the club in three matches. After that he had an injury and was out for two months, he came back but couldn’t find his place in starting XI under coach Louis Van Gaal.
Now PSG has bought Di Maria looking forward to become the first French club to win the Champions League since Marseille who became the King of Europe in 1993. PSG have reached the quarter-finals of the European Championship in last three seasons.