Jose Mourinho confirms Nemanja Matic to Manchester United transfer
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Jose Mourinho has revealed Manchester United are on the end process of completing the transfer of Nemanja Matic from Chelsea.While the Manchester United manager was quick and sure not to take the move for granted, knowing beforehand how quickly things can go pear-shaped in a transfer, Mourinho was very confident that a move would definitely go through and he would have the central midfielder, that wanted all summer.
Mourinho believes the hidden fact that Matic, himself, personally wants to move to Manchester United has played an integral role in the transfer.The Serbia international rejecting a chance to sign for Italian champions Juventus.Speaking to press reporters after Manchester United's 3-0 win over Valerenga in Oslo, the Portuguese frankly admitted he is just waiting for confirmation, after several reports claimed Matic had already undergone a medical phase at Carrington on Sunday.
The news of the medical phase just passed through like wildfire after a picture on Twitter.It showed Matic in a Manchester United shirt – No.31.The No31 the number was previously worn by Bastian Schweinsteiger – emerged.when questioned about the number.He replied telling Number 31 is a free number. It was Schweinsteiger' previous one. It's a free jersey, we have a few free available and 31 is one of them."A fee amount has not been confirmed yet, even though it is thought to be around £40 million.