Speculation regarding Arsenal’s interest in Di Maria continued the whole transfer window. It was so strong that till the deadline day ended, people had their money on The Argentine’s transfer to the London Conley. But final the reason behind Di Maria’s transfer has been revealed. And it’s none other than the Italian manager Carlo Ancelotti.
The 25-year-old was heavily linked with Premier League outfit, after being made a priority signing by Gunners boss Arsene Wenger.
Madrid winger di Maria would’ve cost around £25m, having started the season in fine form for Madrid with a man-of-the-match performance against Granada last week.
But today the winger claimed that the only reason behind him staying at the Santiago Bernabeu was that Carlo Ancelotti remounted the faith in him and believing the coach’s words he finally has made the right choice to stay. In an interview with Fox Sports Di Maria said, “Yes I will be staying here, I have the confidence of the coach, I am very happy and my family also, which is the most important thing.”
The Argentine had all the plans to leave after the signing of Welsh Wizard from Tottenham but Read Madrid instead of selling Di Maria, sold Ozil to Arsenal to accommodate the quality in frontline.