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Monday 31 July 2017

BREAKING News: Man United Unveil Matic as Midfielder Seals Move from Chelsea on 3-year Deal (Photos)

'To work with Jose Mourinho again was an opportunity I couldn't turn down', Nemanja Matic reveals as midfielder seals 40 million Pounds move from Chelsea on three-year deal to Manchester United. English Premier League giants, Manchester United have confirmed the signing of midfielder, Nemanja Matic from Chelsea in a three-year deal that sees the Serbian move to Old Trafford for £40 million.
According to Dailymail, Matic who will wear the No 31 at United, was left to train alone at Cobham during Chelsea's pre-season tour of Asia and the Premier League champions have consented to his wishes of being reunited with Jose Mourinho.
It was learnt that the initial fee to be £35m, with £5m in add-ons based on how the midfielder performs at United. 
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.
Matic signs for Manchester United from Chelsea
Matic is short of match fitness but could make his first United appearance against Sampdoria in Dublin on Wednesday, and he revealed his joy at completing the switch.
'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.' 
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. 
'I would like to thank him for his desire to join us because without that, it would be impossible to have him here. I am sure our players and supporters will love him. A big welcome to our new No 31.'
Chelsea have paid tribute to Matic following his departure, writing on their official Twitter account: 'We thank Nemanja for his fantastic service and wish him well for the future.' 

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