Manchester United have triggered a one year extension on the contract of Nemanja Matic. Thé Serbia international’s contract runs out at the end of the season.
He has some performance-related clauses in his contract that allows the club to trigger a one year extension. The Serbian international has met the requirements and he has been offered another year on his current deal. He won’t be a free agent at Old Trafford at the end of the season.
The Serbian midfielder has gone from zero to hero with his recent displays for Manchester United. He was condemned to the bench in the early part of the season.
There were some reports that the player will depart Old Trafford during the January transfer window, as Juventus and Inter were ready to take the player to Italy.
Matic has impressed in recent weeks, and the club has triggered a one-year extension option in his contract to keep him at Old Trafford until 2021.
Matic, 31, has made 22 appearances in all competitions for the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men. He has scored a goal and provided 2 assists, helping the club within touching distance of Chelsea in fourth place. Man Utd are still in the Europa League and they have qualified for the quarter-final of the FA Cup.