Manchester United have confirmed they have completed the signing of Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid.
The deal will see the Red Devils break their earlier club-record of £37.1m which they spent on bringing Juan Mata from Chelsea earlier in January. United will pay £60m to the Spanish giants and the money involved is sufficient to make it a British record fee.
Di Maria becomes United’s fourth major signing of the ongoing summer transfer window. The Red Devils have already signed midfielder Ander Herrera, left-back Luke Shaw and Di Maria’s compatriot Marcos Rojo.
“Angel is a world-class midfielder but most importantly he is a team player. There is no doubting his immense natural talent,” Van Gaal told United’s official website.
“He is a tremendously fast and incisive left-footed player who puts fear into the most accomplished defence. His dribbling skills and his ability to take on and beat opponents are a joy to watch. He is an excellent addition to the team.”
United manager Louis van Gaal also shared his view after Di Maria completed his switch to Old Trafford.
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