MU’s Impressive Stars Debut Impressive, It’s Mourinho’s Comment
The appearance of Manchester United (MU) is increasingly showing positive results. In the closing match of the pre-season tour, MU beat Sampdoria with a score of 2-1, Wednesday (02/08/2017).
Two MU goals scored Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Juan Mata, while Sampdoria replies scored Dennis Praet.
In a match that was held in Dublin, the manager Jose Mourinho lowered his best squad. In addition to Romelu Lukaku, and Victor Lindelof, MU also play Nemanja Matic brand-new recruits.
Matic appear quite impressive in the game. Mourinho also praised him by calling him a genius.
“This is Matic,” Mourinho told MUTV on Thursday (3/8/2017). “In my opinion, despite playing modestly in that position, he remains a genius, he is fantastic in his position,” he said.
“The way he plays, he plays with his brain, of course he needs the physical to be the best in his game,” said Mourinho.
Matic completed a transfer worth 40 million pounds sterling from Chelsea to Manchester United on Monday. This is the second meeting with Mourinho after the Portuguese coach took him to Stamford Bridge in 2014.
The Serb international has signed a three-year deal with options for the next 12 months. At Old Trafford, the 28-year-old will be the key to the Red Devils game.
Matic plays an important role when bringing Chelsea champions last season. As a defensive midfielder, he did 37 percent clean tack, 66 percent won the ball and 60 percent won the air duel, plus scored one goal and 7 overlaps (assists).
“Matic is a Manchester United player and his player is Jose Mourinho, he reflects what we want from a footballer: loyalty, consistency, ambition and players who put the team first,” Mourinho told the official MU website.