Di Maria makes abusive gestures to United fans after PSG opener

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Former Red Devil Di Maria wasn't exactly given the warmest reception upon his return to Old Trafford, given his thoroughly underwhelming spell at the club during the 2014/15 season.

Players returning to their old club will usually get one of two reactions, either a warm welcome for a player they remember fondly or a loud booing for 90 minutes for a player the home fans hate for one reason or another.

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United fans launched a bottle at the 30-year-old shortly afterwards when he was taking a corner on the other side of the pitch.

Di Maria was clearly fired up and utilised his limited grasp of English to taunt the Old Trafford crowd during the celebrations. The injuries to Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard towards the end of the first half necessitated a change in formation after the interval, with Pogba drifting further forward and into a central position, alongside substitutes Alexis Sanchez and Juan Mata in playing just behind frontman Marcus Rashford. "In the end, he did well", he said. The Argentina worldwide was only at Manchester United for one year before he refused to join them on a pre season tour in order to force a move to PSG. I'm happy that he stayed always like this, super reliable because he's always working hard. "He's in good form, we'll need him, especially without Cavani and Neymar, hopefully he'll have a great performance".

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To rub salt into the United wounds, Di Maria was then on hand to provide the assist for the second goal of the game, firing the ball into the path of wonder kid Kylian Mbappe to slot home on the hour mark and put the game beyond reach for United. He has a lot of respect for the club (United), there's nothing awful in what he said but it was between me and him, so I won't tell you right now.

He leads Ligue 1 in assists and today added two to his name in the Champions League.

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And attacking midfielder Julian Draxler believes the team displayed their strength in depth.