Nemanja Matic has advisable younger Manchester United midfielder Hannibal Mejbri to new supervisor Erik Ten Hag forward of his Old Trafford departure.
The Serbian is out-of-contract on the finish of subsequent month and is about to go away the membership together with his remaining recreation approaching Sunday at Selhurst Park as United look to complete of a disappointing season with a win in opposition to Crystal Palace.
The 33-year-old has spent 5 years with the membership, making over 180 appearances throughout that point.
Matic isn’t the one United midfielder who will go away on a free switch within the coming weeks with Paul Pogba additionally set to depart.
That will go away a gap in the course of United’s midfielder and Matic believes teen Hannibal may step up subsequent season.
The Tunisian made headlines with an aggressive cameo off the bench in United’s 4-0 thrashing at Liverpool earlier this season, that noticed him praised by the likes of Gary Neville.
Speaking to the Manchester United official web site, Matic mentioned: “I’ve to say that Hannibal is a incredible participant [and a] nice character.
“The expertise he has, he wants to make use of that. I actually wish to see him sooner or later and the way he’ll develop.
“I hope so [to see him get more minutes].
“I believe that each time I see him in coaching, he surprises me together with his high quality, he’s nonetheless younger, however I’m very excited.
“I really want to see how he’s growing and improving.”
In a farewell message to the membership’s supporters, Matic thanked them for his or her help and urged them to be affected person with Ten Hag’s rebuild of the membership, however insisted United will probably be again.
“Yeah, I simply wish to say thanks for the incredible help.
“I do know that now we have had a few tough seasons however I simply need the followers to know that, on the coaching floor, we’re doing our greatest, and United will come again, for certain.
“It’s going to take some time but United will be back. Keep supporting the team. Stay together.”