The Argentina international would like his fellow countryman to leave Barcelona for PSG but believes the Barcelona legend’s happiness comes first.
Angel Di Maria
joining him atParis Saint-Germain
would be “wonderful”. The duo have worked together on international duty but Di Maria says playing at club level would be a great chance.
The six-time Ballon d’Or winner’s contract is due to expire in the summer and he may depart Camp Nou, withManchester City
and PSG keen on signing with him.
During an interview with
, Di Maria said:
“From my whole career, from everything I've seen, I think Leo is from another planet. (...) To have him as a team-mate would be wonderful.
“But he is a Barcelona player, he has a contract. After that, we'll see. I talk a lot with him and I always tell him that the important thing is his happiness and that of his family. It's hard to say anything else.”
are doing all they can to retain Messi’s services, with Juan Laporta being confident over their chances of convincing the 33-year-old to stay.
Paris have decided to follow a quieter approach after Messi was not pleased about their players flirting with him openly. Di Maria is one of those players and when he qualified his statement, it came as a surprise.
Among the other players were Neymar, Marco Verratti, and Leandro Paredes.