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Matic set to rejoin Chelsea

Premier League

Lisbon – Benfica midfielder Nemenja Matic is poised to rejoin Chelsea in a 26 million euro (£22 million) deal, according to reports in Portugal on Tuesday.

The Serbian international first signed for Chelsea from Slovakian side Kosice in 2009 but was sold to Benfica in the 2011

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Benfica midfielder Nemenja Matic is poised to rejoin Chelsea in a 26 million euro deal, according to reports in Portugal.

January transfer window in a deal which saw David Luiz move to Stamford Bridge.

Confirming the Chelsea interest Matic told A Bola sports daily:

“Now is a good time to leave. I want to improve, I want to play in a better league and I want to go to Chelsea.”

The paper says Matic will travel to London on Tuesday to finalise the deal – Sapa-AFP

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