Argentina winger Angel Di Maria has revealed the real reason for quitting English giants Manchester United this summer.
The former Real Madrid star joined the Red Devils for a British record £59.7 million, but failed to settle down and eventually left just 12 months later.
Di Maria has now revealed that the main reason for leaving United was that he and his family never adapted to life in Manchester.
"Honestly, we were not happy," the Argentine said.
"At the beginning, we were a little. But then things became complicated.
"Life in England was a bit difficult. It is not easy for a South American. Some people get on fine, and for others it is harder to adapt.
"I didn't have a great relationship with the coach, so I think the decision to join Paris was the best solution."
Di Maria also admitted the attempted break-in at his house in January was the start of a downward spiral that saw him eventually exit Old Trafford, and that he and his famiy are happy with life in Paris.
"After (the break-in), it wasn't reasonable to stay," he continued. "My family wasn't happy. My daughter was suffering. So it was important to leave.
“From the little I have seen, our life here in France resembles more the life we led in Spain or Portugal. And at the moment we are 100% satisfied."
Di Maria helped United return to the Champions League last season, scoring four goals and assisting 12 more strikes.
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