The Daily Star have Chelsea fans looking up here in the Football Transfer Tavern, as they claim that Nemanja Matic always knew he would return to the club if the chance came.
Of course, Matic was a Blue before being sold in the David Luiz deal, and now in an ironic twist of fate, Luiz looks like the one who will be leaving with Matic’s long-term future at the club looking bright.
So keen was Jose Mourinho to land the player that he was willing to pay a huge sum of money, and we think that was a wise decision.
When the Serbian himself was asked about his return to the club, he claimed: “I had no doubt’s about coming back, I spoke with my agent one minute and that is it. I decided that it is good for me to come back.
“To be honest, I didn’t know what my contract was going to be. I just said, ‘OK, I’ll go there and after we will see’. We made a deal and I am happy.
“I want to improve, to play good football in a good league – money is not the most important thing.’
As our regulars note over their pints, Matic’s comments will go down well with both the Chelsea faithful and their manager Jose Mourinho!
Chelsea fans. How impressed have you been with Matic since he returned to the club from Benfica? Let us know your thoughts below.
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