Nemanja Matic was reunited together with his previous boss Jose Mourinho at Roma on Tuesday after the Serie A membership introduced the Serbian’s arrival as a free agent.
In a press release, Roma stated that former Serbia midfielder Matic has signed a one-year take care of an choice for a second season, with Italian media reporting that he’ll earn 3.5 million euros the approaching marketing campaign.
“I’m happy and honoured to be becoming a member of this membership and I can not wait to start out the brand new season with my teammates,” Matic stated.
“Roma is a giant membership, with superb followers and a coach, Jose Mourinho, who’s well-known to everybody – making the choice to return right here very easy.
“I hope that by working collectively we’re in a position to obtain some nice issues.”
The 33-year-old was launched by Manchester United after 5 seasons on the Premier League giants during which he did not win a single trophy.
He had been taken to United by Mourinho in 2017 after having been signed for Chelsea whereas the Portuguese was in his second spell in cost on the London membership.
He gained the Premier League title twice at Chelsea, beneath Mourinho and Antonio Conte and was reportedly requested explicitly by the Roma coach.
Mourinho took over at Roma final summer season and has rehabilitated his repute as a coach after troublesome spells at United after which Tottenham Hotspur.
Seen by many as yesterday’s man, Mourinho gained Roma the inaugural Convention League final month, their first ever main European honour and first trophy of any kind since 2008.
He additionally led Roma to the Europa League by way of a sixth-placed end in Serie A and has received one of the best out of a clutch of gifted gamers, together with Italy midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini and former Chelsea ahead Tammy Abraham.