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PSG boss Tuchel surprised by Man Utd treatment of Di Maria

13 February 2019

The Argentinian arrived at United from Real Madrid for a whopping £59.7million - at the time a record signing for a British club.

Di Maria was booed as he stepped off PSG's coach at Old Trafford on Tuesday and the hostilities continued right until he left the pitch, having provided two assists to help the visitors win 2-0.

Di Maria was the architect for PSG's victory, which will only further rile those who remember his failed United stint well.

The behaviour of PSG supporters is also under scrutiny, as the French champions have been charged for the setting off of fireworks, throwing objects, a crowd disturbance and acts of damages.

Di Maria, who used to play for the Red Devils, received some mild jeering from his former fans on the night and made a decision to respond after Presnel Kimpembe opened the scoring. He showed no lack of desire in getting to the ball but it was noticeable that he was often being shadowed by Marquinhos whenever United were in possession, a clear sign of PSG head coach Thomas Tuchel attempting to shackle the World Cup victor.

United must be wary that their former flop doesn't come back to haunt them on a night that means so much to the club - because di Maria will be ready to bite the hand that used to feed him.

Upon seeing the object thrown at him, the Argentine picked up the bottle pretended to drink from it. Let us know in the comment box below. If you tease him it doesn't make him weaker, of course'.

'I think he was lucky because it was not necessary, ' said Tuchel.

Some argued that Pogba deserved a straight red for the tackle, while others suggested that Ashley Young was lucky to stay on the pitch after colliding with Angel di Maria in the first half.

PSG boss Tuchel surprised by Man Utd treatment of Di Maria