A record transfer fee is often described as a burden, yet for many players it is a blessing. It validates them and provides independent confirmation of how good they think or hope they are. The early impressions are that Angel Di Maria has been significantly empowered by his £59.7 million move to Old Trafford.
It was easy to ridicule his suggestion that a move from Real Madrid to Manchester United was a step up, yet in terms of his development that’s precisely what it is. Di Maria is no longer the angel who serves Gods like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. For the first time in his careerRead More »from The £59.7m bargain: How Di Maria transformed Man Utd