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‘I didn’t give a f*ck about the No. 7’ – Di Maria explains Man Utd ‘problem’

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The PSG man donned the iconic shirt during his time at Old Trafford but massively struggled under the weight of it.

Angel Di Maria insists he “didn’t give a f*ck about the Manchester United No. 7” while also talking about his “problem” at the club.

Di Maria joined Manchester United on a blockbuster €70 million move in the summer of 2014 after rising to stardom at Real Madrid.

He was handed the special No. 7 shirt worn by the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Eric Cantona, David Beckham, and Michael Owen.

However, the Argentina international failed to deliver up to the expectations and was moved on after just one season in which he managed to score only four goals in 32 appearances.

Di Maria told TyC Sports: “I didn’t give a f*ck about the Manchester United No. 7, at first they talked to me a lot about it, it was just a shirt.

“My problem at Manchester was the coach. [Louis] Van Gaal was the worst of my career.

“I would score, assist, and the next day he would show me my misplaced passes. He displaced me from one day to the other, he didn’t like players being more than him.”