The striker has confirmed this is his final season at Old Trafford.

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Come out to confirm yourself for the players of Manchester United, one said. This will be his last season at Old Trafford, meaning he will not be joining Erik ten Hag next season.

Nemanja Matic has announced he will leave Manchester United when his contract expires at the end of the season. The Serbian, who joined the Red Devils from Chelsea in 2017 for a fee of £32 million, has made 182 appearances for the UFABET club under Jose Mourinho, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Michael Carrick andcurrent interim manager Ralf Rangnick.

           And after Erik ten Hag is set to take over at Old Trafford as the new permanent manager this summer, the 33-year-old has confirmed the season. This will be his last season at the club. “After much thought I have decided that this season will be my last season with Manchester United . and the players about my decision,” Matic wrote on Instagram. “It has been an honor to play for this great club, thank you to the fans for their unwavering support. Now I will do everything until the end of the season to help my team-mates finish the season in the best possible way.”

Matic ‘s decision means he will not play under new manager Erik ten Hag, who reached a principled agreement with United earlier this week to succeed him. Interim Ralph Rangnick of Manchester United added in a statement that “Thank you for all your efforts over the past five seasons, Nemanja. And here will be a strong end to your time at Manchester. United in the next few weeks.”

           Rumors of Matic’s departure began to spread earlier this week. Although the Serbian started in Manchester United’s latest game, last Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to Everton . Matic signed for the 20-time England champions in the summer of 2017, while Jose Mourinho remains in charge for £40 million after winning the Premier League with Chelsea. He failed to win trophies at Old Trafford in his five years with the Red Devils. He helped the team reach two cup finals and lost both. two weeks ago Matic admits uncertainty over Man United’s management situation. 

           “It’s not easy when the players think the manager is only here for a few months,” he explains. But we are all professionals. We have to follow his ideas because it’s good for him, good for us and good for the club. For the players, sometimes if you know the manager isn’t here next season it’s not easy . And we are trying to do what he wants from us. In some games we did very well. In some games it’s not that great.”

           Matic also told talkSPORT : “The atmosphere depends on the results. Of course, when you have good results. The atmosphere was much better. and everyone is happy as you know We weren’t in the best position in the league and the atmosphere wasn’t great. But we have to be optimistic and believe to the end. Because we want to finish in the top four.” “The atmosphere in our dressing room depends on that. If we finish in the top four it’s good for us. Everyone will… can’t say happy but content. If we can’t do that then it’s a very sad dressing room.”