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Manchester United prepare $170 million for Angel Di Maria signing

Aug 17, 2014, 10:22 PM EDT

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Manchester United will aggressively pursue Real Madrid forward Angel Di Maria, offering a $170 million for the services of the talented footballer, says The Daily Mail.

Manager Louis Van Gaal has told chief executive Ed Woodward to go all-in on Di Maria, which would include $350,000-a-week and initial transfer fee of $83.2 million.

The Argentine himself has expressed surprise at the fact that this deal would outbid any other team wanting his signature, including French giant Paris Saint-Germain.

Manchester United didn’t start their season off on the right foot, losing to Swansea City, 2-1, and van Gaal was clearly upset by the defeat, stating that his squad needs ‘better players.

 

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