Sunday, July 14, 2024

Manchester United Signs Chelsea Midfielder Nemanja Matic For £40million

Manchester United has announced the signing of Nemanja Matic from Chelsea for £40m on a three-year deal.The midfielder, 28, becomes United’s third summer buy after £31m defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica and £75m striker Romelu Lukaku from Everton. The 28-year-old will earn £140,000 a week with the player in line for a bonus should the club succeed in the Champions League.‘I am delighted to have joined Manchester United,’ Matic told the club’s website. ‘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. ‘This is a very exciting time for the club and I am looking forward to playing my part in creating more history for this great club.’United manager Jose Mourinho added: ‘Nemanja is a Manchester United player and a Jose Mourinho player. He represents everything we want in a footballer; loyalty, consistency, ambition, team player’.Photo Credit: MUFC

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