Angel Di Maria’s first press conference as a Manchester United player [Official Video]
- Updated: August 28, 2014
Angel Di Maria was was officially presented as a Manchester United player on Thursday.
Flanked by manager Louis van Gaal and a translator, Di Maria had his first interaction with the British press, where it was also confirmed that the Argentine international will be wearing the number seven shirt at the club.
Di Maria told the packed house:
I’m very pleased to play for Manchester United. I want to hep the team get into the Champions League.
I’ve come to Manchester United to help the team raise their game and become an important team once again. I want to win many trophies with them.
As for Red Devils boss LVG, the Dutchman sought to play down expectations after United smashed the British transfer record on Di Maria:
He’s a class player… but we cannot expect he is the miracle after two days’ training.
It takes time and I’m sorry to say that for the fans… they are amazing. I hope we shall fulfill expectations.
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