PSG Ezequiel Lavezzi
PSG are ready to send Ezequiel Lavezzi to Manchester United in order to complete a move for Angel Di MariaReuters

The Angel Di Maria to PSG transfer rumours shows no signs of going away with the latest ones suggesting the French club are ready to offer Ezequiel Lavezzi in part exchange for the Manchester United midfielder.

After Di Maria's transfer to PSG broke down in the summer owing to Financial Fairplay constraints, it looked like that particular move was done and dusted with Manchester United enjoying the brilliant talents of the Argentine.

However, PSG have not given up on their pursuit of Di Maria, and want the midfielder to make a move to the French capital next summer.

While stumping up a fee anywhere near £60 million will again bring those FFP problems to the fore, PSG are ready to use Lavezzi as bait in a potential swap deal involving the two Argentines, according to the Daily Star.

Lavezzi has been constantly linked with a move to the Premier League, with the likes of Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal all reportedly showing an interest along with Manchester United.

The report suggests selling Lavezzi to Manchester United and bringing down the fee for Di Maria is seen as the perfect solution, with Laurent Blanc and the PSG board desperate to land the former Real Madrid man next summer.

However, the problem again lies in the fact that, One: Manchester United don't really need Lavezzi, considering the extensive attacking options that Louis Van Gaal has at his disposal, and Two: it is extremely unlikely that Manchester United will even consider selling Di Maria.

The only chance remains if Manchester United indeed see the opportunity to sign one of Cristiano Ronaldo or Gareth Bale and therefore deem it necessary to sell Di Maria in order to raise funds to bring one of the two Real Madrid superstars.

But, with the extensive cash that Manchester United seem to have, even without Champions League revenue, whether Di Maria will need to be sold to raise cash to sign Ronaldo or Bale is also debatable.

Di Maria has made a sparkling start to life in the English Premier League, and if the midfielder continues to find his groove, Manchester United will naturally reap the benefits.

Much will, of course, depend on where Manchester United finish at the end of the season, because if the club fail to make it to the Champions League for a second straight time, then there could be problems.

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