Manchester United signs Nemanja Matic from Chelsea


Manchester. ENGLAND; Manchester United have completed the signing midfielder Nemanja Matic from Chelsea in a three year-deal costing £40m.

At United, the Serbian rejoins former coach Jose Mourihno who signed him back at Chelsea from Benfica in 2014.

The Premier League champions, Chelsea, sanctioned the selling of Matic following the arrival of midfielder Tiemoué Bakayoko from Monaco this summer.

Matic becomes Manchester United third signing this transfer window after £31m defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica and £75m striker Romelu Lukaku from Everton.

He is set to join his United teammates in the pre-season for a friendly match against Sampdoria on August 2 and then Real Madrid in the European Super Cup three days later.