Angel Di Maria has reportedly decided to join Juventus after he grew tired of waiting for Barcelona to make their move.
The Argentine winger is set to leave Paris Saint-Germain this summer following the expiration of his contract and has been linked with moves to Juventus and Barcelona.
Juventus, unlike Barcelona, have made their move for Di Maria, who has been forced into making a decision.
La Gazzetta dello Sport, as per Sport, have reported that Di Maria has ‘grew tired’ of waiting for Barcelona and has informed Juventus he is ready to sign a deal.
The Italian giants had issued an ultimatum to Di Maria, in order to hurry up a decision, with the threat of ending their interest in the 34-year-old.
Di Maria is set to sign a contract which is line with what he desires – a one-year deal with a net salary of £6million.
The report claims the move could be made official this week, and that Juventus boss Max Allegri, will give him an important role in their attack alongside January signing Dusan Vlahovic.
It was previously reported that Di Maria had been keen on a return to Spain, having played for Barcelona’s greatest rivals Real Madrid, from 2010 to 2014 in which he made 124 appearances.
Teaming up with Xavi in Catalonia would have put Di Maria on a rare list of players to have featured for both Clasico clubs, including Brazil legend Ronaldo and Portuguese winger Luis Figo.
Barcelona have suffered financial difficulties in recent seasons, though were able to offset a large wedge of their assets last week.