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Louis Van Gaal is not willing to give a straight answer when asked if Angel di Maria is leaving Manchester UnitedReuters

It's probably on the cards. The 'Angel di Maria to Paris St Germain' storyline got new juice today as reports in the French media as well as the British press have emerged that a PSG official met Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward to discuss the possible deal for the Argentine.

According to French daily Le Parisien, PSG assistant sporting director Olivier Letang flew to London last weekend to meet Woodward and discuss the terms of an agreement to sign Di Maria from the Red Devils.

The story has been confirmed by British newspaper Daily Star as well, and it also stated that Woodward, who returned from United's pre-season tour of America last week, met Letang at a secret location in Mayfair on Monday.

It was reported just days back that the Argentine master dribbler has also desired to leave Old Trafford this summer.

And even United manager Louis van Gaal today refused to give a concrete answer as to whether the ex-Real Madrid star was heading out of the Theatre of Dreams.

"I cannot answer that [speculations about Di Maria joining PSG]," Van Gaal said, following the Red Devils' game against MLS side San Jose Earthquakes (which United won 3-1).

But the Dutch coach did mention that Di Maria would be joining them for the pre-season in the US on Saturday.

"It is a process. When we think we have to say something [official] we will. He [Di Maria] will come [to the US] on 25 July."

It is mooted that the reason for the agreement taking so long is that United are unwilling to accept anything lesser from PSG than what they paid for Di Maria last summer. United snapped up the Argentine from Real last summer for a whopping fee of £59.7m – a British transfer record.

The Argentina international made a flying start initially under Van Gaal last season, but in the later stages, suffered a dramatic loss of form and found himself dropped from the team; he failed to feature in any of the final seven games of last season.

He clocked a total of 27 Premier League appearances last season and also picked up as many as 11 assists.

However, given the fact that he is still taking time to adjust in England, it is understood Van Gaal is reluctant to sell Di Maria but he is willing to let the Argentine go if the winger wants to leave.

Meanwhile, Sky Italia have revealed that a three-year contract has been agreed between United and goalkeeper Sergio Romero -- who has been a free agent since his contract at Sampdoria expired earlier this summer – and the signing of the Argentine is set to be official this week.

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