Ex-Liverpool captain McAllister slams Man Utd move for Di Maria

Former Liverpool captain Gary McAllister has questioned Manchester United’s move for Real Madrid winger Angel di Maria.
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Former Liverpool captain Gary McAllister has questioned Manchester United’s move for Real Madrid winger Angel di Maria.

McAllister says the Argentine's arrival won't address United’s weaknesses.

“Is Di Maria a player who can grab the game by the throat and really dominate it?” he remarked to talkSPORT.

“I think he’s a player who flits in and out of the game. He’s talented, he can hit a pass, he can score a goal, but £70m-odd? It’s crazy some of the money that’s flying around.

“Bryan Robson, Roy Keane, Paul Scholes – it’s that type of player United need. Di Maria is a fantastic technician, Herrera is another, but they’re not quite Steven Gerrard or Bryan Robson.”

 
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