Manchester United's most expensive signing could play just one season at Old Trafford, after reports surfaced that Angel Di Maria has handed in a transfer request.
Di Maria made a big-money move from Real Madrid last summer, but the season that followed did not quite transpired as everyone would have expected.
After a terrific start, Di Maria's star started to fade at Manchester United, with Louis Van Gaal settling on a starting XI that did not have the Argentine in it.
Injuries and off-field problems – Di Maria's house was burgled – also dogged the Argentine during his first season, which has led to inevitable reports of a move away.
According to a source at Bein Sports, Di Maria has reportedly told Manchester United he wants to leave the English Premier League club this summer.
"Sources close to beIN Sports saying Angel Di Maria has asked to leave Manchester United #mufc," the tweet from Andy Kerr read.
Paris Saint-Germain are apparently looking at the possibility of signing Di Maria, having missed out on his signature last summer owing to Financial Fair Play rules.
With FFP set to be eased and a little more funds available for PSG this time around as well – provided they make a few sales – signing Di Maria is definitely not out of the question.
Of course, the fact that Bein Sports and PSG are owned by the same company might also have something to do with this story.
Having said that, however, it could also mean that PSG are seriously looking at the possibility of making a move for Di Maria.
With Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba also being linked with a switch to PSG, though, the French champions will have to choose between one or the other in order to stay within the FFP rules, as both players together could easily cross the £100 million mark combined.
The chances of Manchester United wanting to sell Di Maria after just a season are also pretty slim, unless Van Gaal has had a falling out with the midfielder or deems the player surplus to requirements.
There have been no such reports, and the most likely scenario is Di Maria staying put for another season at United, at least.