As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Matic excited about future of 'fantastic' Man Utd youngster Hannibal Mejbri

Nemanja Matic says he will keeping an eye on Hannibal Mejbri after he leaves Manchester United.

The Serbian midfielder is parting ways with the club this summer following the expiration of his contract.

But Matic will be watching the progress of 19-year-old Mejbri and hopes the Tunisia international gets more opportunities under new manager Erik ten Hag.

"I have to say that Hannibal is a fantastic player and a great character,' Matic told United's official website. "The talent he has, he needs to use that. I really want to see him in the future and how he will grow.

"I hope to see him get more minutes. I think that every time I see him in training, he surprises me with his quality, he's still young, but I'm very excited.

"I really want to see how he's growing and improving."

Video of the day:

About the author

Ansser Sadiq

Have your say
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

  1. Go Ad-Free
  2. Faster site experience
  3. Support great writing
  4. Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free