The 27-year-old is apparently close to a £44 million move to the Ligue 1 champions, but still hasn’t completed it. He was set to have his medical on Sunday, after a 20-hour flight from Argentina to Qatar on Sunday. However, instead of taking the tests the winger immediately went to his hotel to sleep and eat.
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The former Real Madrid man then underwent some treatments and massage before starting the medical with PSG doctor Eric Rolland. it is expected to continue through Tuesday, before Di Maria goes to Paris to put pen to paper on a four-year £170,000-a-week (after tax) deal with Laurent Blanc’s side.
Recently, the forward failed to turn up to the Red Devils’ pre-season tour of the USA, which may have had something to do with this move. Manager Louis van Gaal expressed anger at this situation and it threatened to derail his transfer [Daily Mirror], but the animosity doesn’t seem to have held them back too much.