Ángel Di María in the Argentine national team. photo EFE
Ten days after leaving Paris Saint Germain, from the French Ligue 1, where he played the last seven seasons, Ángel Di María, who will have the pass in his possession from next July 1, is close to becoming new reinforcement of Juve.
The Italian portal reports it football marketwho reported that there have been conversations in the last few hours between the representative of the 34-year-old Argentine footballer, Jorge Mendes, and the sports director of the Turin body, Federico Cherubini.
According to the article, the club is reportedly looking to shut down two-year contract for approximately seven million euros net per year. In the event that the player wanted a bond of only 12 months, the offer would drop by around two million euros.
In this way, the scorer of the goal that gave the Argentine national team victory against Brazil in the final of the last Copa América positions himself as the main candidate to strengthen Argentina’s attacking line. The old ladyafter the departure of his compatriot Paulo Dybala.
It is that the coach Massimiliano Allegri only asked for two reinforcements: Di María and Paul Pogba. Therefore, the Juventus management will make every effort to please him.
Ángel Di María left PSG after seven seasons. AFP photo
While his future is being defined, Di María is enjoying his last year in the national team, which will face Italy for the Grand Final on Wednesday. Is that, as she confessed, will step aside after the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
“I think winning the Copa América has given me the peace of mind that I can have more fun in the national team, but on the other hand, I think the time has come after the World Cup“He said in an interview with Olé.
Ángel Di María in the Argentine national team. AP photo
Then, he argued his position: “There are many guys who are up to the national team, who are growing, I see them every time I go there. It would be selfish not to think like that, after so many years and to have achieved what I wanted with the ‘blue and white So yeah, after the World Cup I will definitely step aside“.
However, before that happens, he will fight for his “I dream of being world champion“.” It’s difficult, but we’ll try. If the Copa América was the most important thing that happened to me, I don’t know what could happen to me if we were world champions. ”
Di María and his touching farewell to PSG
Di María’s last appearance was on May 24 at Park of the Princes, in the match against Metz, who was fighting not to be relegated and won. Mbappé transformed into tripled, Neymar and Lionel Messi also accompanied on the net but, little by little, all eyes turn to Fideo.
Ángel Di María at his farewell to Paris Saint Germain. AFP photo
The former Rosario Central, 34, once again showed a repertoire of touches, luxuries and assists. And in the 22nd minute of the second half he had his prize, scoring the fifth goal of the match. After the party, the Argentine national team midfielder burst into tears and made the salutation that is his trademark, forming a heart with the fingers of his hand. In one of the stages of the Parc des Princes, his wife Jorgelina Cardoso followed the player’s actions with emotion.
It was there that Mauricio Pochettino decided it was a good time to replace Fideo. And all his teammates approached to hug him and make room for him as he left the pitch, wearing the PSG shirt for the last time.
After the match, Di María was awarded by PSG in the center of the pitch, where he was accompanied by his wife and the rest of his family. They dedicated a video to him and gave him a plaque.