It’s official. The Argentina international Angel di Maria has signed for Manchester United in a record deal for the Premier league clubs, worth £59.7m. Previously the most expensive transfer was Fernando Torres’ switch from Liverpool FC to Chelsea FC.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 26, 2014
What Man Utd boss Louis van Gaal and the Red Devils fans anticipated finally is over. What we announced a few days back ” Di Maria decided to sign for Man Utd ” came true, Louis van Gaal certainly will be happy with this transfer after his team in the first two round have won only 1 point. Home defeat to Swansea City and away 1-1 draw to Southampton is not something that anyone could predict after superb pre-season campaign in United States.
Manchester United confirmed they have paid a British record fee of £59.7m for the Argentinian Angel Di Maria to Real Madrid, and Di Maria has signed a five-year deal at Old Trafford.
“I am thrilled to become a Manchester United player. I enjoyed in Spain, I was wanted by many clubs, but Manchester United is the only club for which I could Real, “said the 26-year-old Argentinian for the official Man Utd site.
“Louis van Gaal is a fantastic coach with a proven successful past and with many trophies. I am impressed by the vision and determination of the club to get back at the top, where it belongs.
I can not wait to play at Manchester United, “concluded Di Maria, who in 2007 from Argentine Rosario Central arrived in Portugal’s Benfica, and three years later he moved to officially the best club of the 20th century, the great Real Madrid, with whom he last season he has won the Champions League.
Real Madrid have bought Di Maria for 33 million euros, so the Los Blancos earned more than double.
Dutch manager on the bench of Manchester United says that at Old Trafford they got a world-class footballer.
“More importantly, Di Maria is team player. There is no doubt that he is naturally extremely talented, “said Van Gaal.
Di Maria is the fourth signing of Manchester United this summer with Luke Shaw, Ander Herrera and Marcos Roja. The “Red Devils” have spent on new signings a total of 165 million euros and that they do not think of stopping there.
English media claim that on Man Utd radar United are also Daley Blind, Arturo Vidal and Kevin Strootman.