• ‘Di Maria still a great player’ – Saviola backs PSG star to shake off slump

    ‘Di Maria still a great player’ – Saviola backs PSG star to shake off slump

    The 28-year-old’s former team-mate insists his talent remains despite his struggles this season, while confessing Argentina have lost too many finals of late.

    Javier Saviola has backed Angel Di Maria to shake off his current patch of bad form and get back to his best for Paris Saint-Germain and Argentina, calling the midfielder a “great player”.

    Di Maria has struggled for PSG this season, scoring just once in 16 appearances, and has been linked with a January move to Inter.

    His struggles in […]

  • Angel Di Maria on target as PSG take three points against FC Basel

    Angel Di Maria on target as PSG take three points against FC Basel

    Angel Di Maria scored his first goal of the season to put Paris St Germain on course for a 3-0 Champions League win over Basel.

    The Argentina international smashed home five minutes before the break before Lucas Moura’s second-half strike and a late Edinson Cavani penalty sealed victory to keep Unai Emery’s men level on points with Arsenal at the top of Group A.

    Swiss champions Basel caused the hosts plenty of problems at the Parc des Princes and wasted numerous opportunities […]

  • PSG’s Angel Di Maria says he’ll quit if Argentina lose one more final

    PSG’s Angel Di Maria says he’ll quit if Argentina lose one more final

    Paris Saint-Germain’s Angel Di Maria has said that if Argentina lose another final at a major tournament he will call it quits from international duty.

    The 28-year-old admits he thought about retiring along with Lionel Messi earlier this summer and also considered “going to see a psychologist” after a third consecutive final defeat in as many years.

    La Albiceleste lost the 2014 FIFA World Cup final to Germany before being beaten by Chile in both the 2015 and centennial 2016 edition of […]

  • Premier League clubs have wasted £797 million on transfer flops, claims study

    Premier League clubs have wasted £797 million on transfer flops, claims study

    Premier League clubs have wasted £797 million on failed transfers over the past four seasons, according to a new study.

    The Soccerex Transfer Review by Prime Time Sport has revealed that £797m worth of players who were signed since 2012 have played just 50% of available minutes.

    The study also claims that 14% of players who cost more than £8.4m in the last four campaigns are no longer playing for the team they were signed by.

    Manchester United’s £59.7m deal for Angel Di […]

  • From Cristiano Ronaldo to Angel Di Maria – how did the ten most expensive transfers in history work out?

    From Cristiano Ronaldo to Angel Di Maria – how did the ten most expensive transfers in history work out?

    Gonzalo Higuain has just become the third most expensive signing in football transfer history, moving from Napoli to Juventus for a fee believed to be £75.3million.

    After 36 goals in 35 Serie A games last season, the Argentine looks a safe bet despite the hefty fee, with a proven record at the top level throughout his career.

    Still, big price tags can affect some players for the worse, while others just don’t adapt to their new team’s style and see things quickly […]