FC Barcelona keen on signing former Real Madrid winger on a free transfer

By Piyush


It has been reported that the Catalans are keen in signing PSG winger Angel di Maria.

The Argentine becomes a free agent in the summer, and wishes to continue his career in the top leagues in spite of turning 34 years old this year.

Apart from FC Barcelona, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, and Benfica have also shown their interest in the star.

PSG are yet to open continuation talks with the winger, and with every month passing, his exit becomes unavoidable.

Barcelona’s curiosity is especially fascinating, for di Maria is a former Real Madrid player. Additionally, he was observed as a hero for the club en route their run to the 2013/14 Champions League.

He was acknowledged with the man of the match in the final versus Atletico, producing 2 opportunities and completing 6 dribbles. Nevertheless, he quit following that season, uniting Red Devils, and PSG right after that.

Di Maria was a crucial part of the French capital prior this season, sealing over 200 direct goal contributions in a little less than 300 features.

Things have modified for him this season. As Lionel Messi arrived, di Maria has been given less chances, just 21 appearances in the league with 3 goals and 5 assists, whilst producing 12 big chances.

With all that into consideration, Barcelona’s fascination in him is not surprising. Xavi has adjured the club to sign a right-winger, among 3 other positions in right-back, left-back, and a striker.

Angel di Maria can play in the winger quota, however can also play as a left-winger, central midfielder, and attacking midfielder.


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