Nemanja Matic is enjoying “some of his best football”, admits Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, with the 31-year-old midfielder considered to be playing his way towards a new contract.
The Serbia international has seen an option taken up in his current deal that will keep him at Old Trafford until the summer of 2021.
With only 12 months to run on that agreement, though, more long-term decisions need to be made.
Solskjaer told United’s official website:
“Nemanja is playing some of his best football. He’s had a good pre-season for the first time in many, many years and today he was dictating the game and his experience is vital for us.
“I’m very, very happy that we’re seeing the best of Nemanja and he’ll be important for us and then, of course, it’s down to performances and if Nemanja wants to stay but at the moment he’s in great form.”
Matic, who will turn 32 in August, is enjoying his football at present, with there plenty of competition and quality to be found within United’s midfield ranks.
Source: News update