Photo: Angel di Maria hangs out with reported Man United target

Is Angel di Maria trying to convince Nicolas Otamendi to join Manchester United this summer?

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Nicolas Otamendi shared this picture on his Instagram account Photo: Nicolas Otamendi/Instagram

Angel di Maria was all smiles as he posed for a picture with his Argentina team-mate Nicolas Otamendi, as the speculation linking the defender with a transfer to Manchester United continues.

The Valencia centre-half has been touted as a potential target for the Red Devils in recent weeks as Louis van Gaal looks to bolster his defensive options at Old Trafford ahead of his second season in charge at the club.

Di Maria is currently on international duty with Otamendi and his Argentina team-mates at the Copa America in Chile.

And the Manchester United winger’s photo with Otamendi, shared on Instagram, will have done little to quell the speculation linking him with a summer move.

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Otamendi scored six goals in 35 La Liga games for Valencia this term, including his side’s opener in their win over Almeria on the final day of the La Liga season.

United wrapped up a fourth-placed finish in the Premier League in Louis van Gaal’s first season in charge at Old Trafford.

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