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Loads of Man United fans happy with Nemanja Matic contract extension news

Manchester United confirmed earlier today that Serbian defensive midfielder Nemanja Matic has agreed to extend his contract with the club until 2023.

United announced the news that Matic has successfully signed an extension on their official website ManUtd.com.

Matic, 31, has endured a solid season overall with his reliable form the driving force behind Ole Gunnar Solskjaer opting to start him in 23 games in all competitions.

In light of what was arguably the holding midfielder’s best game against Brighton and Hove Albion the Serb has been rewarded with an extension which will carry him beyond his 34th birthday.

It is not yet understood the exact terms of Matic’s new deal with a one-year extension being debated and speculation of a coaching role after his playing days also surrounds the midfielder.



Matic is clearly a key member of Solskjaer’s plans with the Norwegian appearing to prefer him operating at the base of United’s midfield over Scott McTominay and Fred in recent games.

Fans have since taken to their social media to react to the news that their side’s most experienced player has opted to see out his top-flight career at United.

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