Much like Chelsea as a whole, Nemanja Matic’s transition from a stoic midfield presence to a dead rubber last term was much to the dismay of the Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern.
From lynchpin to laughing stock, the arrival of N’Golo Kante at Stamford Bridge has thrown the not-so-solid Serbian’s future in West London into doubt.
With that in mind, according to Gazzetta Dello Sport (via Sport Witness) the former Benfica man would have to table a transfer request with Conte in order to force through a move.
The Old Lady are reportedly eyeing him as a potential replacement for Paul Pogba, who is of course almost boringly linked with Manchester United these days.
Has Matic got a future at Chelsea? Why is Conte so keen on keeping him? Let us know below…
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