Matic: The team-mate I'm missing most
Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic has admitted that the team-mate he is missing the most during the lockdown period is defender Axel Tuanzebe.
“everything”about football, especially his daily jokes with the Rochdale-born Academy graduate.
“Which player am I missing the most? Axel!”laughed Matic.
“I always like to speak with him, because we always attack each other – in a good [funny] way! In a good way!
“Always, the players like it when we are together in the changing room. They always expect what is going to happen next, so I miss him a lot.”
“I'm in good relations with everyone,“ continued our no.31.“Of course, with players who are close to my age, I understand [them] better. But, to be honest, I like everyone in the changing room. I like to share the funny jokes with Marcus Rashford, Jesse [Lingard]... but the players closer to my age like Juan [Mata], David [De Gea], of course, I understand better with them than Mason Greenwood, for example, because there is an age gap of more than 10 years.”
“Maybe this will surprise everyone but definitely Dan James,”said Matic.
“He always likes to send funny things to our group. So I always see messages from him, almost every day. Can I describe any of them? It's better not to describe!”
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“I felt very well during the last game against Manchester City at home,”beamed Matic.
“The supporters were incredible, [and] I think that we also played well. The atmosphere was fantastic, and I think, in that game, every player felt what United is. That game I will remember always.”
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