Manchester United fans may be getting exactly what they wished for after reports emerge of the club’s interest in a defensive midfielder.
Supporters have long identified the position as one that needs investment, although there are general agreements a right-winger is the ultimate priority.
The Serb’s start to the season saw the noise of a potential sale grow quickly, particularly as his contract was due to end in the summer.
However, Matic has turned around his form so superbly that the Red Devils have triggered a one-year extension clause in his contract.
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However, despite fans being happy with Matic of late, a long-term solution to the defensive midfield position is needed.
The experienced former Chelsea man has been a much-needed presence in an otherwise young squad but it’s still difficult to see him last beyond the next campaign.
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