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Chelsea set to swoop as Di Maria turns down new deal at Madrid
Published : 30 Mar 2012 10:37:55
Chelsea are ready to splash £35million on Real Madrid winger Angel Di Maria, according to The Sun.
The Argentinian international, 24, wants to double his salary to £80,000 a week after reportedly turning down Real's renewed offer of £70,000.
He is reportedly threatening to leave the La Liga giants once the season is over, unless he is paid a similar wage to his senior team mates.
The news has alerted Roman Abramovich who wants to bring a World Class wide player to Stamford bridge.
Di Maria signed for Real Madrid in 2010, joining from Benfica for a reported €25 million.