Manchester United declared the signing of Matic on the club’s official web-site in a statement that read through: “Manchester United is delighted to announce the signing of Nemanja Matic from Chelsea on a three-yr contract, with an alternative to extend for a additional yr.”
Jose Mourinho was delighted with the signing of the Serb, saying: “Nemanja is a Manchester United participant and a Jose Mourinho participant. He signifies almost everything we want in a footballer loyalty, consistency, ambition, crew participant.”
Matic will be presented the selection 31 shirt, beforehand worn by Bastian Schweinsteiger and Marouane Fellaini in his initially two seasons at the club.
In his initially interview as a Manchester United participant, Matic explained: “I am delighted to have joined Manchester United. To get the job done with Jose Mourinho after again was an opportunity I couldn’t switch down. This is a very fascinating time for the club and I am wanting forward to enjoying my element in creating much more history for this excellent club.”
The combative midfielder is predicted to consider element in Manchester United’s pleasant match towards Sampdoria in Dublin on Wednesday at United goal to get him back to comprehensive match conditioning ahead of they facial area Authentic Madrid in the UEFA Tremendous Cup next week.
Matic scored 7 ambitions in 151 appearances in his next spell at Chelsea and will be an critical participant for the Purple Devils. His existence will provide as good address for the back four even though also permitting the likes of Paul Pogba and Ander Herrera to drive additional up the pitch.