PSG Mercato: On the eve of the last match of the season in Ligue 1, the lines are already moving at Paris SG. A big start has just been recorded in attack.
PSG Mercato: Angel Di Maria announces his departure from Paris SG
Landed in August 2015 from Manchester United against an envelope of 63 million euros, Angel Di Maria will not have an eighth season in the colors of Paris Saint-Germain. While he hoped to see the option of an additional year (contained in his contract) lifted in order to allow him to end his European career at Paris SG, the attacking midfielder was rejected by Leonardo. The Parisian sporting director did not find him sufficiently complementary with the other attackers of the team.
Free on June 30, the native of Rosario has no more illusions about his future in the capital. This Friday and on the eve of the last match of the championship, the 34-year-old Argentinian international wanted to translate his thanks to all the supporters and those who accompanied him during the seven years spent in Paris, thus formalizing his departure from PSG. . “Thank you very much for the love of all these years”wrote Angel Di Maria in a photo of him with tears in emoticon.
Wishing to stay in Europe, to keep his place in the Albiceleste squad in order to compete in the World Cup, the compatriot of Lionel Messi should commit in the coming days with the Turin Juventus. His trainer has also confirmed his next departure.
PSG Mercato: Pochettino confirms the club’s decision for Di Maria
Present at a press conference this Friday, Mauricio Pochettino was questioned about the situation ofAngel Di Maria. The Rouge et Bleu coach paid tribute to his compatriot for all he accomplished at Paris Saint-Germain, the club he is preparing to leave with the status of best passer.
“Why is Di Maria leaving at the end of the season? It’s the same as the question about Kylian. I’m not the right person to talk about this topic. I have the information, yes, but it is up to the club and the sporting director to communicate. What does he represent in the history of PSG? He is a great player, with an extraordinary trajectory. What he has done for seven years here is extraordinary. He is one of the best players who has played for this club.”said Pochettino.
While a tribute to Di Maria was not really planned, the daily The Team ensures that “Aware of the place taken by its left-hander in its recent history, PSG has been working in recent hours to pay tribute to him for his last outing at the Parc des Princes”Saturday night, against FC Metz.