Di Maria on Inter Miami’s radar

BUENOS AIRES: Argentina’s World Cup winner Angel Di Maria will join his national teammate Lionel Messi at Inter Miami this summer.

Di Maria’s contract with Portuguese club Benfica expires next month and Inter Miami are among the frontrunners to secure the 36-year-old’s signature, Argentina’s TyC Sports report.

The right winger previously expressed his desire to return to his original club Rosario Central, but has reportedly changed his mind due to security concerns in the Argentine city.

Di Maria has scored sixteen goals and provided fifteen assists in all competitions for Benfica this season.

The former Real Madrid, Manchester United and Juventus star has said he will retire from international football after this year’s Copa America – which will be played in the United States from June 20 to July 14 – but is expected to will continue his club career.