United closes on Matic cap­ture

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - SPORTS -

Chelsea mid­fielder Ne­manja Matic has un­der­gone a med­i­cal at Manch­ester United ahead of a $52.53-mil­lion move that will re­unite him with for­mer man­ager Jose Mour­inho, ac­cord­ing to re­ports in Bri­tain.

The Ser­bia in­ter­na­tional was pic­tured at United’s Car­ring­ton Road train­ing com­plex on Sun­day, with me­dia re­port­ing that a deal would be an­nounced on Mon­day.

It will be the sec­ond time that Matic, who turns 29 on Tues­day, has played un­der Mour­inho. The Por­tuguese first signed Matic from Ben­fica when he was Chelsea boss, for around $28 mil­lion in 2014.

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