In-form Manchester United midfielder signs new contract

In-form Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic has signed a new contract with the club.

Matic, who turns 32 on August 1, has committed to United until 2023, with no option of an additional year. United had triggered the one-year extension in Matic’s previous deal.

Matic said: “I am very happy that I will continue to be part of this great club.

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“As a player, I still have a lot more to give and achieve in my career and to do that with Manchester United will be a huge honour.

“This is a really exciting team to be part of, we have a good balance of youth and experience within the squad and there is great camaraderie amongst the group.

“This is a key part of the season and we are playing well. We will continue to fight to finish the season on a high and make our amazing supporters proud.”