‘I Wanted to Wear This Shirt’: Man United Star Angel Di Maria Denies Move Was Motivated By Money

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Argentine ace denies he made Old Trafford move for the money.

Manchester United midfielder Angel Di Maria has insisted that he has no regrets about making his summer move to the club from Real Madrid by saying that he he didn’t join just to collect a big paycheque, the Daily Mirror reports.

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Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti claims the Spanish club were forced to sell their Argentina star because of his financial demands.

However, Di Maria, who is now picking up £200,000-per-week, has insisted that he is happy with his decision and will stand by it.

“I have these amazing feelings about having moved to Man U,” he said.

“I’m so proud of myself, you know. It’s hard to explain it and put it in words. I truly wanted to move to United. I wanted to wear this shirt.

“And it is so nice for me to wear the No.7 shirt. It was worn by some of the greatest players in the club’s history and I do know that it is a huge thing for all Man United fans.

“I think people here are happy with me. So I must honour this shirt. I must confess that I had all these expectations – but Man U have exceeded my expectations. It has all been perfect for me so far.”

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