Manchester United Sign Serbian Midfielder Matic In £40m Deal

Manchester United have signed Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic from English Premier League (EPL) rivals Chelsea in a £40m deal.

The 28-year old has signed a three-year deal with the Red Devils to become the club’s third summer signing after Victor Lindelof and Romelu Lukaku.

Speaking on his new acquisition, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho described Matic as a “team player” who has “everything we want in a footballer; loyalty, consistency, ambition”.

On his transfer, Matic revealed that he was “delighted” to be joining Manchester United at “an exciting time”.

“To work with Jose Mourinho once again was an opportunity I couldn’t turn down.

“I have enjoyed my time at Chelsea and would like to thank the club and the fans for their support. I cannot wait to meet my new team-mates and to start training with them.” he concluded.

Matic has been given his favourite no. 31 jersey for the new season.