Manchester United have marked Serbia midfielder and former Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic from Premier League champions Chelsea on a three-year contract with an alternative to stretch out for a further year, the two clubs said on Monday.
Money related terms of the arrangement were not uncovered, but rather British media announced that United paid between £40 million and £50 million to rejoin the 28-year-old midfielder with chief Jose Mourinho.
"Nemanja is a Manchester United player and a Jose Mourinho player. He speaks to all that we need in a footballer; devotion, consistency, desire, cooperative person," Mourinho said in an announcement.
"I might want to express gratitude toward him for his craving to go along with us on the grounds that without that, it is difficult to have him here. I am certain our players and supporters will love him. A major welcome to our new number 31."
Mourinho marked Matic when he was accountable for Chelsea in 2014. Matic, who initially joined Chelsea in 2009 preceding moving to Benfica in 2011, turned into a compelling piece of Chelsea's title-winning side under Mourinho in 2014-15.
"To work with Jose Mourinho at the end of the day was an open door I couldn't turn down," Matic said.
"This is an exceptionally energizing time for the club and I am anticipating having my influence in making more history for this incredible club."
Matic's entry taken after Mourinho's unsuccessful move for Tottenham Hotspur's Eric Dier as United look to mount a genuine Premier League challenge interestingly since the flight of Alex Ferguson as director in 2013.
Matic showed up in all rivalries for Chelsea last season as Italian Antonio Conte denoted his initially season accountable for the London-based club by winning the class.
In any case, Chelsea's marking of Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko in this exchange window meant that Matic could have battled for diversion time next season.
Red devils have likewise signing safeguard Victor Lindelof from Benfica and striker Romelu Lukaku from Everton.
Mourinho have been suggested with that he personally love the Serbian even if he don't play to expectation just in the case of Marouane Fellaini