Spanish prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against the player accusing him of defrauding tax authorities of 14.7 million euros (US$16.4 million) by hiding his image rights income between 2011 and 2014.
"Last year, we had the chance to sign him, but we didn't take it and now we don't have any agreement with Manchester United to sign him".
The Portuguese manager owes Spanish tax authorities 3.3 million euros (about 2.91 million pounds or N1.46 billion), a Madrid prosecutor said in a statement.
It comes a day after former boss Jose Mourinho was also accused of tax evasion by Spanish prosecutors.
A statement from the Attorney General's Office confirmed that the Madrid Prosecutor's Office had lodged the papers, relating to 2011 and 2012, with the municipal court.
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The Portugal global was immediately linked with a return to Manchester United, with Paris Saint-Germain the only other side seriously in the frame after Bayern Munich dismissed reports of their interest.
Argentina worldwide Di Maria is accused of failing to pay 1.3m euros to the Spanish tax authorities in 2012-2013 by giving up his image rights to companies based in tax havens, such as Panama.
But club president Florentino Perez insisted that Ronaldo will be staying at the Spanish giants and no offer has been received.
Both Ronaldo and Mourinho are represented by Portuguese agent Jorge Mendes.
Prosecutors claim that the Portuguese manager - who took over at Manchester United past year - failed to declare income of 1.6 million euros in 2011 and 1.7 million euros in 2012.
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The Portugal forward has strenuously denied the allegations and threatened to quit the country.
However, Di Maria is unlikely to serve time behind bars as a sentence under two years for non-violent crime can be served as probation, according to the Spanish law.
However, Real Madrid have stressed that this did not affect his tax returns, as he was in fact appointed on 31st May 2010.
Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano also agreed a one-year suspended sentence with authorities for tax fraud last year.
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