Nemanja Matic has signed a new Manchester United contract which will keep him at the club until 2023 after blossoming in a midfield three with Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes since the restart of the season paused by Coronavirus.
Matic an important player for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side during their current unbeaten run has now extended his contract.
“I am very happy that I will continue to be part of this great club. As a player, I still have a lot more to give and achieve in my career and to do that with Manchester United will be a huge honour,” Matic said on Monday.
“This is a really exciting team to be part of, we have a good balance of youth and experience within the squad and there is great comradery amongst the group.
"This is a key part of the season and we are playing well. We will continue to fight to finish the season on a high and make our amazing supporters proud.”
Solskjaer , coach of the club has revealed his delight at seeing Matic sign the deal.
“I am delighted that Nemanja has signed a new contract, I know his experience, professionalism and leadership will be invaluable to this young talented group,” Solskjaer said.
“We have great strength in midfield and Nemanja’s attributes are a key part of that. Nemanja has been here for three seasons now and really understands the values of playing for Manchester United.
"He remains hugely ambitious and determined which will be vital as we look to achieve our aims over the coming years.”
Matic has made 27 appearances in all competitions this season. He has made 114 appearances since arriving in 2017, from Chelsea.