Nemanja Matic ‘will undergo a medical with Roma today’ ahead of his Serie A move, as he prepares to reunite with ex-Man United boss Jose Mourinho following his Old Trafford exit
- Nemanja Matic is set to undergo a medical ahead of a move to Roma on Monday
- The Serbian has seen his contract at Manchester United expire after five years
- A move to the Italian capital will see the 33-year-old reunite with Jose Mourinho
Nemanja Matic is set to undergo a medical at Roma today ahead of a free transfer, according to reports in Italy.
The Serbian confirmed last season that it would be his last at Manchester United, following his move to Old Trafford in 2017.
And after five years with the Red Devils, he now looks set for a reunion with his former boss Jose Mourinho in the Italian capital.
Nemanja Matic is set to undergo a medical on Monday ahead of a move to Serie A side Roma
According to Sky Sport Italia, as per Football Italia, the 33-year-old is due to arrive at the Serie A side’s training base for a medical, ahead of signing with the Europa Conference League champions.
It is reported that he will sign a one-year deal, with the option of a second year. His salary is expected to be around £3million.
Matic has a long history with Mourinho, who he played under at both United and Chelsea. He has played 159 times for the Portuguese, more than he has played under any other manager.
The Serbian will be reunited with former Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho at Roma
Meanwhile, Erik ten Hag has targeted Frenkie de Jong as the man to replace Matic in the United midfield.
The Premier League club have held talks with Barcelona over a potential £65m move, as the Dutchman looks to start shaping his team having replaced Ralf Rangnick as head coach.
United have also been linked with a surprise move for Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who is out-of-favour under Jurgen Klopp at Anfield.