Angel Di Maria signs shirts for jubilant Juventus fans as he arrives for pre-move medical

Angel Di Maria signs shirts for jubilant Juventus fans as he arrives for medical before moving to Serie A giants… with the Argentine set to join on free transfer after seven years at PSG

  • Angel Di Maria landed in Turin on Thursday evening ahead of his Juventus medical
  • Hundreds of fans showed up to greet the Argentine star’s arrival for his medical
  • Di Maria is set to sign a deal worth £5.2million a year at the Serie A giants
  • Winger had also attracted interest from Barcelona and his former side Benfica

Juventus fans turned out in droves to welcome Angel Di Maria ahead of his impending transfer to the club.

The 34-year-old landed in the Italian city on Thursday evening before undergoing a medical on Friday.

And his arrival was greeted with great fanfare, with Di Maria signing the shirts and scarves of cheering Serie A giants supporters at the Allianz Stadium.

Angel Di Maria’s impending transfer to Juventus has been greeted with great fanfare by the club’s fans

Di Maria was seen signing the shirts and scarves of cheering Serie A giants fans

Di Maria was seen signing the shirts and scarves of cheering Serie A giants fans

Di Maria spent the last seven years at Paris Saint-Germain, where he won 14 major trophies – including five Ligue 1 titles – before leaving the club as a free agent earlier this month.

And reports in Italy claim he will now sign a deal worth nearly £5.2million a year with Massimiliano Allegri’s side once he completes his medical.

The annual salary Di Maria will receive is expected to be tied to appearances and ‘goals’ which will act as bonuses.

Di Maria had also attracted interest from Barcelona and his former club Benfica, but La Gazzetta dello Sport, per sportpreviously reported that Di Maria ‘was tired’ of waiting for the Catalan giants.

Di Maria is set to sign a deal worth £5.2million a year once he completes his medical

Di Maria is set to sign a deal worth £5.2million a year once he completes his medical

The Argentinian international with 122 caps has scored 92 goals with 118 assists in 294 appearances for PSG.

Last season he made 30 appearances in all competitions for the Ligue 1 giants, scoring four goals.

Di Maria started his career in his home country with Rosario Central, before joining Portuguese side Benfica in 2007.

The winger then signed for Real Madrid before a doom with Manchester United preceded a switch to PSG in 2015.

Di Maria has spent the last seven years at Paris Saint-Germain, where he won 14 major trophies

Di Maria has spent the last seven years at Paris Saint-Germain, where he won 14 major trophies

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