Nemanja Matic has explained why he left Chelsea
to sign for Manchester United.
The Serbian, whose transfer was confirmed on
Monday, joins on a three-year deal with an option
to extend it by a further year after playing 121
Premier League matches for the Blues, scoring four
Matic admits that a chance to work with manager
Jose Mourinho again, was too hard to turn down.
“I am delighted to have joined Manchester United.
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,” he said.