Nemanja Matic: Serbian star close to new Man United deal

Nemanja Matic: Serbian star close to new Man United deal

- Nemanja Matic is close to a new deal that will tie him with Man United

- The Serbian star is out of contract but Solskjaer is keen on having him to bolster his midfield

- Matic is currently on a £150,000-a-week deal which may be renewed in January

Nemanja Matic could be handed a new contract that will tie him with Manchester United following club's injury crisis that has left top stars including Paul Pogba sidelined.

The Serbian star is currently out of contract with United, making him open to a potential move elsewhere but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hoping to tie him with another deal till next year.

Matic was brought to Old Trafford by Jose Mourinho from Chelsea but has fallen down the pecking order with Solskjaer who is interested in having Pogba doing the job in the central midfield.

But with both Pogba and Scott McTominay down with injury, Matic's Old Trafford future looks more assured as the club plans a shocking 12-month option for the Serbian.

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The 31-year-old midfielder is reportedly spearheading Inter Milan's transfer target list, with MLS side Chicago Fire also showing a huge interest on the Serbian.

Matic is currently on a £150,000-a-week deal, and that can be renewed in January with United also in advanced talk with Sporting CP over £51 million move for Bruno Fernandes.

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Earlier, had reported that Fernandes has reportedly agreed to a contract deal that will see him switch to Premier League outfits Manchester United for a whopping £51 million.

The Portuguese star has been in the news since reports of him being a top January transfer target for Manchester United flickered.

The cloud is now getting clear over his potential switch to Premier League, with insider source revealing the ace skipper has agreed terms with the Red Devils.

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