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Nemanja Matic 2019-20 Performances

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  1. Jul 6, 2019
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Full Name: Немања Матић
    Date of Birth: Aug 1, 1988 (30)
    Nationality: Serbia [​IMG]
    Other: Slovakia [​IMG]
    Height: 1,94 m
    Position: Midfielder - Defensive Midfield
    Foot: left
    Player Agent: Universal Sports Group
    Current club: [​IMG] Manchester United
    Joined: Jul 31, 2017
    Contract until: 30.06.2020
    Contract option: Option for a further year​
  2. Jul 13, 2019
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    MS4 New Member

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    @GifLord Can we please get the backheel build up play from Matic at around Minute 27
  3. Jul 13, 2019
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    Rifer Full Member

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    :devil: That one-touch backheel pass.
  4. Jul 13, 2019
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    Ace of Spades Full Member

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    Hopefully with a good rest, and better management of his game time he will offer a lot more this season if we are keeping him.
  5. Jul 13, 2019
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    kiristao Full Member

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    I am not sure he is the right man to play the holding role in a team that plans to press. Against teams that press us he will be useful in bringing the composure required.
  6. Jul 13, 2019
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    kouroux 45k posts to finally achieve this tagline

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    We need to sign a DM for that otherwise he will play a lot like last season. Matic always starts the season better.
  7. Jul 13, 2019
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    Stacks Full Member

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    I saw the same Matic. He is slow in every aspect of football. Slow thinker, slow mover, slow passer. Triple slow
  8. Jul 13, 2019
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    arthurka Full Member

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    We will have problems gong into the season with him as our cdm.
  9. Jul 13, 2019
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    Ace of Spades Full Member

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    I agree, but it does not look like he will be leaving, so can only hope for the best.
  10. Jul 13, 2019
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    R'hllor Full Member

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    We need to sell him and get 2 DMs in, sadly i wouldnt be surprised that lunatics offer him contract extension, maybe if he accepts being squad player but not sure about that one.
  11. Jul 16, 2019
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    Irwin99 Full Member

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    Could be our only 'proper' DM for the entire season (still think Fred and McT are more number 8s). I don't think anyone can say Matic has been a fantastic signing for us. Hope he turns it around but i'm not optimistic. Been quite disappointing overall.
  12. Jul 16, 2019
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    Njord Full Member

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    Think his attempt at following Sigurdsson in the Everton game should be enough for him never playing for United again. If he didn't try his all he should be finished at United, and if he gave it his all, he's finished at the top level.
  13. Jul 16, 2019
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    Alabaster Codify7 Full Member

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    If we sign Maguire, I genuinely think our defence will perform much much better next season with AWB involved too.

    Our achilles heel is going to be Matic starting as CDM every game more or less and our attack. McTominay offers more in terms of energy and mobility but less in terms of passing ability, so it's a moot point who starts for me in that position. We'll still be weak.
  14. Jul 17, 2019
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    Looks 37.
  15. Jul 17, 2019
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    FootyGirl88

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    Was he that bad? :wenger:
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    Very slow.
  17. Jul 17, 2019
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    R'hllor Full Member

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    If they dont want to buy a starting DMC, Matic can not be allowed to start games for us, no way, nope, dont even think about it.
  18. Jul 17, 2019
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    RussellWilson Full Member

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    The bit where the leeds player just burst through the middle and Matic sort of jogged near him was amazing. So finished.
  19. Jul 17, 2019
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    No. He played well. Think he picked up an injury early on, though.
  20. Jul 17, 2019
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    Patrick08 Full Member

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    This was the perfect time to sell him to an Italian club or a Epl club wanting him and get some money back to reinvest in a useful player. Don't know why the board keeps on collecting dead woods.

    We have never replaced fellani it feels.
  21. Jul 17, 2019
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    UNITED ACADEMY Full Member

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    He did that every time last season. I don’t understand how some people think this guy isn’t deadwood (should be the first name to be sold). I’m surprised Ole still see something in him.
  22. Jul 20, 2019 at 14:21
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    Should hurt his pride that McTominay is more willing to knock the ball from deep or play the switch pass.
  23. Jul 20, 2019 at 14:23
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    InspiRED Full Member

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    Getting so sick of his languid, casual style, gives me horror flashbacks of the turgidness of last season. McTominay should be clear favourite as starter right now, we need Matic gone. Longstaff looks a good shout if we can summon the Man Utd tax for it.
  24. Jul 20, 2019 at 14:38
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    R'hllor Full Member

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    Sell him while we can, in worst case scenario let him be a bench warmer, for the love of God dont let him be a starter.
  25. Jul 20, 2019 at 14:40
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    ivaldo Mediocre Horse Whisperer, s'up wid chew?

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    Despite not being good enough for the last 18 months, he just doesn't fit the style of play Ole is wanting to implement. If we are going to press as relentlessly as this, we need a DM who can cover large amounts of ground on the off chance a teams breaks through the press.
  26. Jul 20, 2019 at 14:40
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    el3mel Full Member

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    He's really slow. Slows everything done it's annoying to watch. He doesn't even pass the ball quick.

    Shouldn't be a started this season. Scott should be ahead of him in this position.
  27. Jul 20, 2019 at 14:41
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    Looks finished to be honest.
  28. Jul 20, 2019 at 14:43
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    As someone who is normally quite critical of him didn’t think he was really that bad today. Actually thought he played well and did his job well.
  29. Jul 20, 2019 at 14:43
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    He stuck out today like a sore thumb.
    If he is starting games for us we are going to be in trouble
  30. Jul 20, 2019 at 14:45
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    kundalini Full Member

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    I thought he had a good game. Unlucky to hit the post with his header from a corner.
  31. Jul 20, 2019 at 14:45
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    It's a shame as his positioning and reading of the game is very very good. But he really has become so so slow.
  32. Jul 20, 2019 at 14:46
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    MAME DIOUF 32 Full Member

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    I'll be very, very worried if he starts games in a midfield two, particularly with our new pressing style. He's nowhere near mobile enough to do it.
  33. Jul 20, 2019 at 14:48
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    Played well. Looks like he’s one of those players that will get slagged off on here, irrespective of the actual performance.
  34. Jul 20, 2019 at 14:50
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    He does the simple things well but you could see as soon as McTominay came on he passes forward more often, his long passes are better and he presses a lot better too.
  35. Jul 20, 2019 at 15:05
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    Ace of Spades Full Member

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    He was decent, but a lot of the same problems kept cropping up. He slows things too much, and worse was far too cowardly in possession.

    I would sell him and look for a replacement.
  36. Jul 20, 2019 at 15:08
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    I would like to see us start most games with McTominay and Pogba for a more dynamic midfield and after a couple of goals we can have Matic come in because we are much better at keeping possession with him in the side, it just isn't always the most progressing style in terms of attacking, it all gets a bit convoluted, slow and stagnant. Not only his fault but its his style and he simply struggles to get the pace up in our play when we need to switch it up. McTominay plays it safe but he is good at taking the risk if he needs to, and he is a lot more mobile in the press.
  37. Jul 20, 2019 at 15:12
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    abdo99 Full Member

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    Too slow in everything. Get rid.
  38. Jul 20, 2019 at 15:14
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    Some good, some bad.
  39. Jul 20, 2019 at 15:23
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    He’s just too slow to press and his footwork isn’t fast enough in tight areas.

    He’s still a decent squad option but he does nothing that fred or mctominay can’t do IMO.
  40. Jul 20, 2019 at 15:25
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    Was ok, I think Longstaff would be a good replacement hopefully we can get him.