first_imgTransfers ‘Selling Matic to Man Utd is Chelsea’s worst decision ever’ Last updated 2 years ago 22:01 9/5/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(5) Nemanja Matic Manchester United Premier League 08132017 AFP Transfers Premier League Manchester United Chelsea The Serbian has flourished under Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford and ex-Blues player Ray Wilkins shares fans’ confusion at the sale Former Chelsea midfielder Ray Wilkins has slammed the club’s decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United, citing his exit as the worst transfer decision the club’s ever made.The Blues have made some high profile transfer gaffes in the past, with the London side having failed to give the likes of Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne adequate time to shine before selling them on and having to watch them become Premier League stars.Red Devils 9/4 for the title Article continues below Editors’ Picks Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina But Wilkins, who had stints as assistant manager – and caretaker – on two separate occasions at Stamford Bridge, believes the sale of Matic trumps the lot.“It’s the worst decision I’ve ever seen,” Wilkins told Sky Sports.“You’ve got a guy here who was paramount to Chelsea along with Kante in the middle of of the pitch, winning the title with Chelsea the year before and all of a sudden you’ve sold him to one of – or the biggest – rivals we have.“I say we because I am a Chelsea supporter so I’m speaking from the heart when I speak. I just could not see that for the life of me. Why would we let Nemanja go there?“He’s been outstanding for us and you’ve seen in the short period that he’s been there [at Man Utd] how he’s allowed Pogba to basically do what he wants.“I just couldn’t see that piece of business at all.”Matic scored four goals in 121 appearances for Chelsea, winning two Premier League titles, a League Cup and the FA Cup.The Serbia international has played every minute in the league this season for Jose Mourinho’s Red Devils, who sit top of the table after three games with three wins. Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.last_img read more