The midfielder is getting better and better with each passing game and has shown Jose Mourinho just what he has been missing since the days of Claude Makelele passed.
A fantastic shield for the back four and someone who is comfortable on the ball, Matic has a quality that the likes of John Obi Mikel and Ramires do not possess – and the duo have seen their game time limited accordingly.
Mourinho paid a huge amount to bring Matic back to Chelsea and it is becoming clear to see exactly why, and with that in mind, we put our heads together to come up with five reasons Matic is becoming one of Mourinho’s untouchables.
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