When Chelsea snapped up David Luiz from Benfica in 2011, Matic was used as a £3m makeweight in the deal, which has resulted in a few raised eyebrows at Jose Mourinho and his men buying him back for seven times that amount.
Benfica had seemingly earmarked the likes of Kakuta, recently recalled from a loan spell at Vitesse Arnhem, and Romeu, who is on loan at Valencia, but Mourinho has opted for a straight cash deal.
Matic is all set to join his former employers after being pictured at an airport yesterday evening and will sign a five-and-a-half-year contract before a possible second debut against Manchester United on Sunday.
Do you think Chelsea should have loaned out Kakuta or Romeu to Benfica?
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