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Did Di Maria Make A Mistake Signing for Man United?

by | 7th, November 2014

WHEN  you’re a footballer who can command a price tag of £59.7 million, chances are, you can walk into just about any team in the world. With that, you can have your pick of the trophies you’d like to be winning. When you’re at that level of the game, trophies is what it is all about, so you can text your other insanely successful pals and boast.

When Angel Di Maria signed for Manchester United, he was joining one of the most famous clubs in the world and playing for one of the most respected managers in the game, in Louis Van Gaal.

However, Di Maria has wandered into one of the most average Man United sides in memory. Even the fans at Old Trafford will concede that it is hard to get truly excited about any team that contains Chris Smalling.

It poses the question: Did Angel Di Maria make a mistake signing for Manchester United?

Of course, the forward’s form has been good and only last month, he picked up the Player of the Month for September at Old Trafford and has cropped up with some goals and assists. However, when you’re that good, you’d expect a player at half speed to do something decent, especially after being used so sparingly in the close of his last season with Real Madrid.

Former Man U legend, Paul Scholes, thinks something is amiss.

The former United midfielder thinks that Angel looked much more positive while playing alongside Cristiano Ronaldo, and thinks that the whole

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