How could van Gaal use di Maria?
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Manchester United’s attempts to secure a world class signing this summer look set to continue, with the Red Devils having been linked with am ambitious swoop for Angel di Maria from Real Madrid for a package that would cost them £100m.
The Argentina international would be an intriguing signing, however, having spent much of his career as a winger – something which van Gaal does not tend to play with in his favoured 3-4-1-2 system.
Signing di Maria could hint at an early change in thinking from the Dutchman, but there are also alternative ways for United to accommodate di Maria, as well as £15m defensive target Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon:
GK) David de Gea
The Spaniard is one of the best young goalkeepers in the world and will be first choice when available.