Matic joined Manchester United from Premier League competitors Chelsea for £40million in the summertime switch window.
Wilkins has been vocal about his displeasure over the transfer and lately was once no other.
He can not perceive why Matic was once allowed to change Stamford Bridge for Old Trafford.
Matic has been an rapid hit at United and has helped them to sit down degree on issues with Manchester City on the best of the desk.
Wilkins reckons the Serbia world is like United skipper Carrick, however simply seven years more youthful.
“Why did Chelsea sell him at £40million?” Wilkins stated on Sky Sports.
“I’ve no concept, I in reality do not know in any respect.
“This man has been an absolute revelation at Manchester United.
“He’s permitting everyone to do their jobs and do their jobs much better.
“His stature is at six-foot 4 and he simply lets in other people to do their task.
“As some distance as I’m involved we will have to by no means have allowed him to go away.
“You’ve now were given a Michael Carrick with legs. Michael I nonetheless assume can are available and do a task for Manchester United and he most definitely will do because the season progresses.
“But Matic, Mourinho may just now not have were given a greater participant to sit down in entrance of that again 4.”