Matic arrived into Manchester from Chelsea carrying a £40m fee, and has so far impressed in his time in a Red Devils shirt.

By 90Min
August 14, 2017

Manchester United's latest signing Nemanja Matic has thanked his new teammates for welcoming him to the club, and has admitted that he feels like he will be a United player for a long time.

Matic arrived into Manchester from Chelsea carrying a £40m fee, and has so far impressed in his time in a Red Devils shirt - particularly in the club's dominating 4-0 win over West Ham. And now, Matic has thanked those who have let him get settled into the squad so quickly:

“Thanks to the guys, they have accepted me from my first day and I feel their support,” He told MUTV.

“Thanks to them, I feel very comfortable and I feel like I will be here a long time. They have helped me, and I am happy if I give them something back, and that I helped us to win.

Discussing Sunday's match, Matic seems to be revelling in the pressure that playing for such a big club brings:

“We played good football, and I think our supporters enjoyed it as well. It’s good to start well with three points, the season is long but we have to collect a lot of points and we’ve had a good start.

“It was great [to play at Old Trafford], when you wear that [United] shirt you feel some kind of pressure because this is a big club, but that’s why we are here.

“We know that it’s a big responsibility to play for Manchester United and I’m happy that we have started well and that I hope we continue like this - I’m sure this group can do good things.”

United's next game comes in South Wales, as they travel to the Liberty Stadium to take on Swansea.

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