Sunday, 31st August, 2014

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has indicated that Angel di Maria’s move to Manchester United is based on financial reasons.

The Italian was not keen to lose the Argentine and was desperate to hold onto him this season, fighting that battle until the end.

However, Di Maria felt that he was not getting a fair deal at Real Madrid and after joining Manchester United the Argentine indicated that he was forced out of the club.

But Ancelotti claims that Di Maria left Los Blancos because of financial reasons and explained he doesn’t want players who are not motivated enough to play at the club.

“Each situation is different”, the Italian was quoted as saying by Eurosport.  


“Some players love to compete, others prefer to make more money.

“If a player needs motivation to play at the best club in the world, I have no problem in letting him go.”

Di Maria made his debut for Manchester United in a 0-0 draw against Burnley yesterday. The result means Manchester United are still waiting for their first win under Louis van Gaal after four games this season.

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