Manchester United’s mega spend is likely to kick into the next gear over the coming weeks, with Louis van Gaal now officially at Old Trafford following his World Cup duties with the Netherlands.
£60m has already been spent to add Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw to the Red Devils’ squad, and Angel di Maria is thought to be one of the next names on LVG’s hit list. The Argentine helped to fire his nation to the final in Brazil, slotting in well alongside Gonzalo Higuain and Lionel Messi to help create a fearsome attacking set-up.
But despite his form for country and club of late, Real Madrid are thought to be willing to sell for the right price. United, here are six reasons di Maria is the player needed…
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