Manchester United star 'set for reunion' with Jose Mourinho

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The exit door is certainly open at Old Trafford, with the club having confirmed that a number of first-team players, including Jesse Lingard, Paul Pogba and Juan Mata, will leave the Theatre of Dreams when their contracts expire at the end of this month. 

Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic will also make be making a departure from the Red Devils, ending his five-year association with the English outfit.

It seems his next destination has already been decided, though, with Sky Sports Italy reporting that Mourinho is set to sign the midfielder for the third time after previously recruiting him at both Chelsea and United.

Ricardo Carvalho - followed Jose Mourinho from FC
Ricardo Carvalho - followed Jose Mourinho from FC Porto to Chelsea and then Real Madrid
Paulo Ferreira - followed Jose Mourinho from FC Po
Paulo Ferreira - followed Jose Mourinho from FC Porto to Chelsea
Nemanja Matic - followed Jose Mourinho from Chelse
Nemanja Matic - followed Jose Mourinho from Chelsea to Manchester United
Michael Essien - followed Jose Mourinho from Chels
Michael Essien - followed Jose Mourinho from Chelsea to Real Madrid
Hernan Crespo - followed Jose Mourinho from Chelse
Hernan Crespo - followed Jose Mourinho from Chelsea to Inter Milan
Scroll through the gallery to see five players who
Scroll through the gallery to see five players who followed Jose Mourinho to new clubs

The 33-year-old is said to have agreed a one-year deal with the Serie A club, with an option for a further year depending on appearances.

Last month, when it was confirmed that Matic would not extend his stay at United and that he would leave as a free agent, the Portuguese boss remained coy when asked about the possibility of signing the player for the Giallorossi.

"He's one of the guys with my trust. We won together, we fought together – in United too.

"He's a fantastic player, but that's a kind of answer that is not good for me or for the player."

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The 33-year-old is said to have agreed a one-year deal with the Serie A side, with an option for a further year depending on appearances. Last month, when it was confirmed that Matic would not extend his stay at United and that he would leave as a free agent, the Portuguese boss remained coy when asked about the possibility of signing the player for the Giallorossi. "Everyone knows my relationship with Nemanja," the 59-year-old said then, according to the Metro. Read: Roma or PSG? Mourinho 'decides' "He's one of the guys with my trust. We won together, we fought together – in United too. "He's a fantastic player, but that's a kind of answer that is not good for me or for the player." Here are the 12 latest confirmed high-profile exits
Paul Pogba - leaving Manchester United as a free a
Paul Pogba - leaving Manchester United as a free agent
Edinson Cavani - leaving Manchester United as a fr
Edinson Cavani - leaving Manchester United as a free agent
Nemanja Matic - leaving Man Utd as a free agent
Nemanja Matic - leaving Man Utd as a free agent
Juan Mata - leaving Manchester United as a free ag
Juan Mata - leaving Manchester United as a free agent
Florian Grillitsch - leaving TSG 1899 Hoffenheim a
Florian Grillitsch - leaving TSG 1899 Hoffenheim as a free agent
Angel Di Maria - leaving Paris Saint-Germain as a
Angel Di Maria - leaving Paris Saint-Germain as a free agent
Isco - leaving Real Madrid as a free agent
Isco - leaving Real Madrid as a free agent
Gareth Bale - leaving Real Madrid as a free agent
Gareth Bale - leaving Real Madrid as a free agent
Jesse Lingard - leaving Manchester United as a fre
Jesse Lingard - leaving Manchester United as a free agent
Divock Origi - leaving Liverpool as a free agent
Divock Origi - leaving Liverpool as a free agent
Corentin Tolisso - leaving Bayern Munich as a free
Corentin Tolisso - leaving Bayern Munich as a free agent
Marcelo - leaving Real Madrid as a free agent
Marcelo - leaving Real Madrid as a free agent
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Paul Pogba - leaving Manchester United as a free a
Paul Pogba - leaving Manchester United as a free agent
Edinson Cavani - leaving Manchester United as a fr
Edinson Cavani - leaving Manchester United as a free agent
Nemanja Matic - leaving Man Utd as a free agent
Nemanja Matic - leaving Man Utd as a free agent
Juan Mata - leaving Manchester United as a free ag
Juan Mata - leaving Manchester United as a free agent
Florian Grillitsch - leaving TSG 1899 Hoffenheim a
Florian Grillitsch - leaving TSG 1899 Hoffenheim as a free agent
Angel Di Maria - leaving Paris Saint-Germain as a
Angel Di Maria - leaving Paris Saint-Germain as a free agent
Isco - leaving Real Madrid as a free agent
Isco - leaving Real Madrid as a free agent
Gareth Bale - leaving Real Madrid as a free agent
Gareth Bale - leaving Real Madrid as a free agent
Jesse Lingard - leaving Manchester United as a fre
Jesse Lingard - leaving Manchester United as a free agent
Divock Origi - leaving Liverpool as a free agent
Divock Origi - leaving Liverpool as a free agent
Corentin Tolisso - leaving Bayern Munich as a free
Corentin Tolisso - leaving Bayern Munich as a free agent
Marcelo - leaving Real Madrid as a free agent
Marcelo - leaving Real Madrid as a free agent