Willian opens up on departures of Diego Costa, Nemanja Matic, John Terry, others from Chelsea

Terry, Costa, Diego Costa, Ivanovic, Willian

Chelsea midfielder Willian has denied claim Chelsea have been weakened by the exits of high-profile players from Stamford Bridge, stating that the Premier League champions are just as strong as last season. The Premier League champions allowed long-serving captain John Terry, influential midfielder Nemanja Matic to leave the club in the summer and have agreed…

Mourinho reveals why he signed Matic for Manchester United

Nemanja Matic

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has revealed reasons for signing Nemanja Matic from rivals Chelsea. The Red Devils signed Nemanja Matic on a three-year contract, with an option to extend for a further year. The 28-year-old Serbian international midfielder, who won a number of club and individual honours including league titles in both England and…

Jose Mourinho confirms Nemanja Matic desire for Man Utd move

Jose Mourinho and Nemanja Matic

Manchester United boss has confirmed reports of imminent switch of Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic to Chelsea, claiming that the player himself wanted a move to the Old Trafford. The Blues owner Roman Abramovich reportedly approved the midfielder’s move to United after club directors refused to sell him to the Red Devils after the Mourinho-tutored club…

Nemanja Matic photo showing him wearing Man Utd training shirt leaked

Manchester United 2-0 Chelsea... Matic and Fellaini

A photo appearing to show Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic wearing a Manchester United training top is circulating on Twitter, according to Evening Standard. The Serbia international is a summer target of Jose Mourinho’s, with the 28-year-old left out of Chelsea’s pre-season tour of the Far East to concentrate on finding a new club. Reports on…

Chelsea rule Matic, Diego Costa out of pre-season tour

Matic and Costa

Nemanja Matic will join Diego Costa in sitting out Chelsea’s pre-season tour to China and Singapore next week as the pair attempt to seal their exits from Stamford Bridge, according to The Independent. The move to leave Matic off the list of players he is preparing to take on tour is a clear sign that…

Manchester United deny having agreement with Nemanja Matic

Nemanja Matic

Manchester United say they have not agreed personal terms with Chelsea star Nemanja Matic. Matic, 28, has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford with Jose Mourinho apparently keen on securing a reunion with him. The Serbia international looks destined to leave Chelsea this summer with Antonio Conte closing in on the signing…