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Nemanja Matic announces he is LEAVING Manchester United despite having 12 months on his contract

Nemanja Matic announces he is LEAVING Manchester United this summer season despite having one other 12 months to run on his contract… leaving the Red Devils with no specialist defensive midfielder for incoming boss Erik ten Hag

  • Nemanja Matic has introduced he will depart Manchester United at finish of season
  • Serbian midfielder has spent 5 seasons on the membership after signing in 2017 
  • Former Chelsea man nonetheless has one other 12 months remaining on United contract
  • Departure leaves incoming boss Erik ten Hag with a niche in central midfield

Nemanja Matic has introduced he will depart Manchester United on the finish of the season after spending 5 seasons on the membership.

The 33-year-old midfielder revealed on Instagram that he had knowledgeable interim supervisor Ralf Rangnick, his team-mates and the board of his determination – and thanked followers for his or her ‘unwavering assist’.

The Serbian worldwide declared his determination despite nonetheless having one other 12 months remaining on his United contract. 

Nemanja Matic has announced he will leave Manchester United at the end of the season

Nemanja Matic has introduced he will depart Manchester United on the finish of the season

Serbian midfielder has made 183 appearances across five seasons for the Red Devils

Serbian midfielder has made 183 appearances throughout 5 seasons for the Red Devils

In his social media put up, Matic wrote: ‘After quite a lot of thought, I’ve determined that this season will probably be my final with Manchester United. I’ve knowledgeable the board, the supervisor and the gamers of my determination.

‘It has been an enormous honour and a privilege to play for this nice membership. A giant thanks to the followers for his or her unwavering assist. 

‘I’ll now give every part till the top of the season to assist my teammates end as strongly as doable.’

Matic, who joined United from Chelsea in the summertime of 2017, completed runner up in each the Europa League and the FA Cup however did not win any silverware throughout his stint at Old Trafford. 

Matic finished runner up in both the Europa League and the FA Cup during his United stint

Matic completed runner up in each the Europa League and the FA Cup throughout his United stint

Matic’s departure leaves a niche within the defensive midfield position for subsequent season – leaving Erik ten Hag with the obligation of changing the  

The two-time Premier League winner has made 183 appearances for Manchester United in all competitions – contributing 4 objectives within the course of. 

Despite his confirmed expertise, the Serb has struggled to solidify a beginning position in Ralf Rangnick’s facet, solely beginning 11 league matches this season.

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