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According to the Mail via Calciomercato, European giants AC Milan turned down the chance to

sign Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic during the January transfer window.

The Mail report that the Serbian stars current contract is set to expire at the end

of the season and that the Red Devils were keen on offloading the star.

The prospect of signing Matic clearly didnt appeal to Milans hierarchy enough as Calciomercato

claim that the Italian giants ultimately decided to invest elsewhere.

Matic joined the Old Trafford outfit two-and-a-half-years ago for a fee of £40m, as per BBC Sport.

Matic has made 17 appearances across all competitions for Ole Gunnar Solskjaers side this season.

The 31-year-old seemed to be down the pecking order until the Red Devils were hit with injuries.

The former Chelsea star has looked fairly comfortable in the absence of Paul Pogba and

Scott McTominay.

Whilst Matic may not be a long-term option for the Red Devils, hes shown that he has

the experience necessary to guide the sides short-staffed midfield ranks through a difficult


The Mail also claim that the Manchester outfit have the option to extend the Serbians

contract by a year in the summer, given Matics recent performances would this be a good piece

of business by the club?

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