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Tuesday, July 07, 2020, 15:17
Serbian international Matic extends stay at Manchester United to 2023
By Xinhua
Tuesday, July 07, 2020, 15:17 By Xinhua

Manchester United's Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic reacts during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Watford at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on Feb 23, 2020. (PHOTO / AFP)

LONDON — Nemanja Matic has signed a new contract with Manchester United to continue his stay at the club until June 2023, announced the Premier League side on Monday.

Matic, 31, joined United from London club Chelsea in 2017 and has made 114 appearances for the Reds.

I am very happy that I will continue to be part of this great club.

Nemanja Matic, Manchester United's Serbian midfielder

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"I am very happy that I will continue to be part of this great club," said the Serbian midfielder. "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 honor."

Manager Ole Gunnar 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."

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Manchester United is fifth in the Premier League with five games remaining. They are only two points behind fourth-placed Chelsea.

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