Angel Di Maria says he is happy that when they attempted to get him from Paris Saint-Germain three years ago he didn’t join Barcelona.
The Argentine winger joined Manchester United’s PSG in 2015 however was connected to the Spanish outfit after Neymar moved in a world-record deal the other way in 2017.
After they attempted to sign Di Maria failed, the Catalan side wound up marking Ousmane Dembele from Borussia Dortmund and the previous Real Madrid attacker is happy the club agreed not to sell him.
“I was extremely happy in Paris, however, there were a few things individuals at the club told me at the time that ended up being lies at the end. Barca attempted to get me to come. It’s been talked about by the two clubs, however, PSG would not like to sell me and wound up there. These falsehoods irritated me a great deal in any case, at long last, it really was great that not to leave because I am really happy today in Paris.,” he told L’Equipe.
The contract with the 32-year-old lapses in 2021, yet he proposed he would expand his deal as he might want to see the remainder of his career with PSG.
Di Maria has won four consecutive Ligue 1 titles, three times each during his time with PSG as well as the Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue.
During his time at Real Madrid, his Champions League triumph came however he would like to win the European crown with his new side before he leaves.