The Daily Mail says United have revived their interest in £50million-rated Real Madrid winger Di Maria.
Executive vice chairman Ed Woodward was understood to be in Cardiff for the UEFA Super Cup between Real Madrid and Sevilla ahead of talks with Madrid for the Argentina international Di Maria, considered by United manager Louis van Gaal as one of the best wingers in the world.
Madrid have already priced him out of a move to Paris Saint-Germain after demanding £50m, but United hope to strike a more reasonable deal.
Should they succeed it will be the third time of asking after former bosses Sir Alex Ferguson and David Moyes each tried to sign the 26-year-old.
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