According to reports on Friday, Man United have lodged a whopping a £55m bid to bring Real Madrid’s Angel Di Maria to Old Trafford this summer.
The Argentine has been told he can leave the Bernabeu following the arrival of Gareth Bale last summer and has hinted that the Premier League is a likely destination.
Louis Van Gaal has already started imposing his footballing philosophy on to United but is still in the market for some creativity and pace to shore up his attacking options.
And Di Maria looks like he could be the man chosen to fill the void and replace the the likes of Antonio Valencia and Shinji Kagawa at the club. But do they really need to spend so much money him?
Of course they do! Here’s FIVE reasons why…
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