Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen Nemanja Matić sent to AS Roma a number of times.

The Serbian midfielder has found life a bit tougher of late under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, missing out on games more often than not, suggesting the Norwegian might be done with him going forward.

It isn’t entirely surprising, to be fair, since the manager is trying to rejuvenate the club more and more, and with the former Chelsea man now 32, he’s not exactly in the early days of his career.

That’s why an exit this summer could make sense, although with a contract at Old Trafford until 2023, that would need to come at a price.

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Previous reports, all suggesting José Mourinho really wants him in Rome going forward, have stated a fee of around €10m could be needed, which Corriere dello Sport continue to agree with on Tuesday.

They explain the demands from Old Trafford would be around that fee, but ‘it could be closed with the formula of a loan with a mandatory option to buy’.

This could suit Manchester United, who previously sent Chris Smalling on loan there, only for him to be bought outright the following summer.

If they can do something similar with Matić, then why not?