Juan Mata will be 30 years old by the time the current season ends. His prime years are – perhaps – coming to an end. He has played for Valencia, won the Champions League with Chelsea, and is now an underrated, but highly important, player for Manchester United. His career has peaked already, it seems.
In the space of four years, Juan Mata has gone from being widely regarded as one of the Premier League’s best players to one of its greatest enigmas. There has still been the odd flash of brilliance from the Spaniard and he has put in one or two improved performances in recent weeks, but his
As Chelsea prepare to take on Manchester United tonight in a mouthwatering early season clash in the English Premier League, confusion surrounds the future of their Spanish playmaker Juan Mata. Returning Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho insists Mata is not for sale, despite continued speculation that he could be involved in a swap deal with Wayne
Due to the signings of Eden Hazard, Victor Moses and Oscar during the transfer window, many questioned Juan Mata’s role at Chelsea. However in recent games, Mata has been showing exactly why he deserves to be one of the first names on the Chelsea team sheet each week. Mata, who joined Chelsea from Valencia in