Writing on Twitter, reliable transfer journalist Fabrizio Romano has relayed confirmed news surrounding Paris-Saint Germain star Angel Di Maria – with the Argentine officially putting pen to paper on an extension after Tottenham Hotspur reportedly made an approach to try and sign him on a free this summer.
Romano relays Di Maria news
French news outlet L’Equipe reported at the end of January that Tottenham approached Di Maria over him potentially signing in north London as a free agent.
As also shared and translated by the Daily Mail, Di Maria was allegedly at the centre of Spurs interest over a summer move – but now PSG have confirmed a new deal for the 33-year-old.
As Romano shares this news on Twitter, Spurs’ hopes of landing the winger on a free transfer this summer window are definitively over – with hopes of a Jose Mourinho reunion in north London now quashed as per this update.
Transfer Tavern take
Speaking to the Ligue 1 show on beIN SPORTS last year, via the division’s official website, PSG midfield maestro Marco Verratti hailed him as an ‘extraordinary player’ despite reaching his twilight years – even likening him to former Premier League star Arjen Robben.
Starting 17 French top flight games this season, scoring three goals and assisting eight others (WhoScored), the attacker has enjoyed a star studded career – winning 25 major trophies since the 2009/2010 season (Transfermarkt).
As this news emerges that he has decided to sign a one-year contract extension, it seems as if he won’t be heading to Tottenham any time soon.
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