Chelsea fans react to an amazing performance from Man United’s Matic

Shouldn’t have sold him

Never sell to your rival clubs.

That seemed to be the general consensus for football teams during a transfer window – but Chelsea decided to ignore that bit of advice – and manager Antonio Conte’s wishes, and decided to give their former title winning manager Jose Mourinho the one player he needed to balance out his team and offer a greater defence to their back four.

Not only that, but Nemanja Matic allows Paul Pogba more freedom to move forward, and Ander Herrera a rest from time to time – not to mention putting far less pressure on Michael Carrick in terms of the ageing player having to start games.

Matic was brilliant in the couple of games he was available to play for United during pre-season, and managed to start the season in a similar vein, running the show in the middle of the park at home to West Ham United – and getting United fans flocking to Twitter to troll Chelsea – and Chelsea fans themselves weren’t too happy either.

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