Di Maria signs new three-year PSG deal
Oct 31 2018 - 17:21
Angel Di Maria has signed a new contract with Paris Saint-Germain that will run until the end of the 2020-21 season.
The Argentina international has been a key part of his side's domestic dominance since joining from Manchester United in 2015.
He has now committed his future to the Ligue 1 champions until June 30, 2021, by which time he will be 33.
"I am very happy to have extended my contract with Paris Saint-Germain," he told the club's official website.
"I have loved the last three years in Paris, where I have everything I need to play my best football. Every day, I feel honoured and motivated to be a part of such an ambitious project – unique in Europe.
"Along with my team-mates, we have a lot more great things to achieve and we will continue to help PSG grow as a big club internationally.
"The support of all those that love this club will help us go beyond our own limits and defend our colours with passion and determination. Together, we will experience more fantastic emotions and overcome numerous new challenges. I am convinced that the best is still to come."
PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi is delighted to have renewed the contract of a player he considers one of the finest in the world.
He also praised Di Maria for sending out a "strong message" about committing to a PSG side bidding to make history, amid persistent reports linking the likes of Neymar and Edinson Cavani with moves away from the club.
"I feel a great sense of satisfaction to see Angel Di Maria extend his contract with us," he said.
"At 30 years of age, Angel is at the peak of his career, where his talent and experience make him now, more than ever, one of the very best footballers in the world.
"He has chosen to play the best years of his illustrious career with Paris Saint-Germain, his club. Once again, the best players in the world are showing their desire to not only play for PSG, but to stay and make history with this club.
"Like all his teammates, from the most experienced to the youngest, Angel sends out a strong message, confirming the big ambition he shares with his team-mates, his club and the millions of supporters who cheer on Paris Saint-Germain with fervour and loyalty.”