Di Maria dismisses move rumours

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Highly-rated Benfica ace Angel Di Maria has cooled talk of a possible move to the Premier League.

Argentine focused on life at Benfica

Benfica ace Angel Di Maria has cooled talk of a possible move to England as he aims to dumps Liverpool out of the Europa League. Di Maria is one of the most sought-after talents in Europe after catching the eye for club and country over the last year. Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea have all been credited with an interest in the flying winger along with a host of other top European clubs. Di Maria has another chance to impress his suitors in Thursday's clash with Liverpool, but the 22-year-old is not too worried about the speculation over his future. "I am not interested in the rumours - in England they look through everything with a magnifying glass but I don't have to worry about it," said Di Maria. "At the moment I am only interested in Benfica and I think we can win anywhere in Europe." Di Maria will come up against fellow Argentine Javier Mascherano at the Estadio da Luz and he knows Fernando Torres poses the biggest threat to his side's chances of reaching the semi-finals. "It makes this one even more intense and exciting," Di Maria said of facing Mascherano. "And Fernando Torres is one of the best forwards in the world - he is the big danger - but our defence has enormous quality and can stop him."

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