How does Angel di Maria compare to the best South American players signed by Manchester United…
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Manchester United completed the signing of Argentine winger Angel di Maria from Real Madrid on Tuesday. The move will be viewed as something of a risk, considering both the near £60m fee, as well as the Old Trafford side’s somewhat mixed record surrounding the purchasing of South American players.
For those wondering, there have been 12 first-team South American players at the club. Below CaughtOffside reviews the top ten. The players to miss out are the uninspiring Rodrigo Possebon and José Kléberson.
Struggled to live up to the speed of his twin brother’s development. Spent a year on loan at QPR before making a permanent switch to Cardiff City in January. Made 56 United appearances, scoring thee times.