Fulham target Manchester United’s Nemanja Matic on a free transfer | Soccer

Nemanja Matic

Nemanja Matic is wanted by Fulham this summer (Image: Getty)

Promoted Fulham wants to sign Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic reportedly made the move this summer.

Matic, 33, is out of contract at Old Trafford at the end of the season and will leave on a free transfer.

Fulham are keen to add Premier League experience to their squad ahead of their return to the top flight.

According to The Sun, Matic fits in with the Cottagers who will try to persuade him to stay in England.

The Serb is believed to have offers from abroad with Juventus also keen on his signature.

Matic rose to prominence in English football with Chelsea winning the league title in west London in 2015 and 2017.

Nemanja Matic

Matic won the title with Chelsea in 2015 and 2017 (Image: Getty)

Since joining the Red Devils he has struggled to reproduce the form he showed at Stamford Bridge and has not won a trophy with the club.

However, in recent games he has started for United alongside Scott McTominay in central midfield and has shown he is still capable of playing at a good level.

Between Chelsea and United, the midfielder has made nearly 250 Premier League appearances.

It was thought a fresh start under new manager Erik ten Hag could persuade him to stay with the Manchester giants.

But last month, Matic announced he was leaving the club after a statement on social media.

He said: “After much thought, I have decided that this season will be my last Manchester United.

“I informed the board, the manager and the players of my decision.

“It was a great honor and privilege to play for this great club. A big thank you to the fans for their unwavering support.

“I’ll do everything I can now until the end of the season to help my teammates finish as strong as possible.”

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