Di Maria happy with PSG start

Paris Saint-Germain winger Angel Di Maria is settling in at the French capital and forming a good working relationship with Argentina international teammate Ezequiel Lavezzi.

The 27-year-old made his Ligue 1 debut in PSG's 3-0 win over Monaco, replacing Lucas Moura and providing an assist for Lavezzi to score the third goal of the game.

"After my first match for Paris, I'm very happy," Di Maria said. "I was getting impatient. I had been in training for two and a half weeks and I couldn't wait to start, to play with my new teammates and try to show my quality. I was champing at the bit.

"We've been playing together in the national team and we know each other very well," he said of Lavezzi. "We were both on the bench in the first half, watching the match and saying, 'when we come on…' and all that."

Although Di Maria is just settling into life in Paris after his spell at Manchester United, Lavezzi, who has made over 100 appearances in four seasons at Parc des Princes, could be on his way out of the club.

"I'm very pleased that Angel has arrived," said the 30-year-old former Napoli forward. "It's always great to have your friends around. He's a great player and I hope he settles in quickly.

"Is this my last season in Paris? Yes, I think so. But I'm calm. I just want to finish the season in the best way possible. You never know what can happen. That's where my head's at right now. I'll listen to anything the club has to say. But I'm calm."

Lavezzi helped himself to a brace in Argentina's 7-0 win over Bolivia on Saturday and could be in the team to face Mexico on Wednesday, while both players will be hoping to link up again when Ligue 1 action resumes at home to Bordeaux on Friday.

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