The Metro are reporting that FA Cup holders Arsenal are apparently ready to make a shock move to sign struggling Manchester United winger Angel di Maria this summer.
They claim that Louis van Gaal has told the Argentine international that he can move on during the current transfer window as long as the club can recoup a healthy part of the £59.7m they paid for him last year.
Both Bayern Munich and Paris Saint Germain have already been credited with an interest in his signature, but reports in the Daily Mail are now putting Arsenal firmly in the mix for his signature.
The Mail say that Wenger is a long time admirer of the 27-year-old, and has even tried to sign him on four separate occasions in the past, and is still keen on striking a deal to bring him to the Emirates despite his well documented struggles during his first season in England.
However, Arsenal may struggle to fit his £280,000-per-week wages into their budget, but could make a move providing di Maria’s willingness to be flexible.
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