According to recent reports, Bayern Munich are keen on signing Manchester Uniteda s Angel Di Maria in a deal that is likely to involve Mario Gotze or Thomas Muller. However Bayern chief executive, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has denied such reports, stating that both Bayern Munich and Manchester United were not thinking a along such linesa .

In order to replace Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery, Bayern Munich have been linked with a move for unsettled Angel Di Maria this summer. Bayern Munich and Manchester United are reported to be invilved in a deal that will see the exchange of Angel Di Maria and Mario Gotze of Thomas Muller.

Both Thomas Muller and Mario Gotze have reportedly fallen out with Pep Guardiola at Bayern Munich and have been linked with a move this summer. Gotzea s agent publicly criticized the manager while blaming the hierarchy at the club for not showing him enough support. Muller on the other hand is known to have a special relationship with Louis Van Gaal and could look to reunite with the Dutchman at Old Trafford this summer after clashing with Pep Guardiola.

However Bayern Munich chief has claimed that no such deal was in the pipeline between the two clubs.

a That has never been our thinking and not Manchestera s either.a

Though Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has denied the possibility of a swap deal, Bayern Munich could still be negotiating for Manchester United’s Angel Di Maria independent of Louis Van Gaal’s interest in Thomas Muller and Mario Gotze.

epa04160840 Munich's Mario Gotze in action during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg soccer match between Bayern Munich and Manchester United in Munich, Germany, 09 April 2014.  EPA/ANDREAS GEBERT

Facing The Door At Bayern Munich?

Bilda s reporter Christian Falk earlier reported that negotiations between Bayern Munich and Manchester United have begun over the possibility of signing Angel Di Maria.

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As reported earlier, Manchester United’s Angel Di Maria is also expected to join PSG in a deal worth a 60m. With Bayern Munich and Manchester United also linked with a move for Bastian Schweinsteiger, it will be interesting to see what the summer has in store for the likes of Angel Di Maria, Schweinsteiger, Thomas Muller and Mario Gotze.