Sports world: Di Maria's move to PSG finalised

Di Maria's move to PSG finalised

PARIS • French football champions Paris Saint-Germain have completed the signing of Argentina winger Angel di Maria from Manchester United on a four-year deal.

The 27-year-old passed a medical in Doha before flying to Paris on Wednesday, after PSG had agreed a fee of €63 million (S$95 million) with United.


McDonald's hunger for Fifa reforms

ZURICH • McDonald's yesterday became the third major Fifa sponsor to back a completely independent commission to carry out reforms of the scandal-tainted world football body.

Coca-Cola and Visa have already backed the calls.


Wilshere sidelined for several weeks

LONDON • Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere will be out of action for several weeks, after manager Arsene Wenger revealed yesterday that he has suffered a hairline fracture of his left leg.

The England midfielder was hurt in a collision with a team-mate in training.


Stones distracted by Chelsea's interest

LONDON • Everton's England centre-back John Stones has been unsettled by the interest shown in him by English Premier League champions Chelsea, Roberto Martinez admitted yesterday.

The manager is adamant that the 21-year-old will not be sold.


A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 07, 2015, with the headline 'SportsWorld'. Print Edition | Subscribe