ANGEL DI MARIA has been bad-mouthing former club Manchester United, according to Julian Draxler.
The Paris Saint-Germain star joked the Old Trafford flop had taken a dig at the club.
Reuters Julian Draxler joked that Angel Di Maria bad-mouthed Manchester United[/caption]
But a smiling Draxler wouldn’t let on what the Argentine had told him.
Draxler joked: “I was asking him some questions about Manchester United… I won’t tell you what he said.”
Di Maria spent a miserable 12 months at Manchester United before leaving for PSG in January 2015.
It will be the first time he is back at the club since his departure, having played under unpopular Dutchman Louis van Gaal.
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News Group Newspapers Ltd Di Maria endured a terrible year in Manchester after a then-record £59.7m move[/caption]
The winger, 30, failed to live up to his then-record £59.7million move, struggling to adapt to the Premier League.
When his home was burgled and he was forced to live in a hotel, the end was nigh.
Since leaving for France, Di Maria has rediscovered his best form, scoring 57 goals and adding 52 assists for the club on his way to two Ligue 1 titles and six other trophies.
Draxler added: “He will be ready for tomorrow he is a big player.
Getty – Contributor Di Maria has won two Ligue 1 titles and six other trophies since moving to Paris[/caption]
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“He has a lot of respect for the club, there’s nothing terrible that he said.
“It was between me and him what he said, I won’t tell you right now.
“He is a good player, he’s in good form, we need him tomorrow, especially without [Edinson] Cavani and Neymar we need a player like him.
“Hopefully he will have a great performance tomorrow.”
by – thesun.co.uk/sport