Nemanja Matic appears wearing a Manchester United training kit has emerged on social media, with United on the brink of completing a £40m deal for the midfielder, a switch from Chelsea to Premier League rivals Manchester United.
The Serbian will switch to Old Trafford after Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich sanctioned the deal earlier this month. Reports emerged overnight suggesting that the Serbia international has just personal terms left to agree with United ahead of finalising a transfer, which is expected to be made official early next week.
A screenshot of a mystery text conversation appeared on Twitter with the sentence “First hand information” written in Serbian beneath a photo of Matic in a club training jersey.
— Manchester United (@MUFCScoop) July 30, 2017
A United supporter has fanned the flames by posting an image showing Matic dressed in the club’s training gear, though verification has yet to have been given by either side.
NEMANJA WOAHHH pic.twitter.com/AHEa2T4UQi
— Elliott (@ElliottUnited) July 30, 2017
Comments from social media users:
If Matic goes through will be a great signing @ManUtd all successful teams need strong DM. Key to allow other to express themselves forward.
— Danny Higginbotham (@Higginbotham05) July 30, 2017
Best way to describe Matic to Utd: Your £89m iPhone isn't working to full potential, so buy the £40m charger for the iphone to work better.
— Filipe Orlando 🌏 (@MrFilipeOrlando) July 30, 2017
Not long been up here in US. United very close to completing Matic deal now. Player in Manchester. Story on @TeleFootball
— James Ducker (@TelegraphDucker) July 30, 2017
Matic deal agreed for £40m. Medical already done this morning
— Agent Edward 👤 (@Agent_Edward) July 30, 2017