Mata and Mourinho’s fractured relationship continues

Juan Mata endured the ignominy of being substituted in Manchester United’s 2-1 Community Shield win over Leicester since he was the smallest player, according to his manager Jose Mourinho, as reported by the BBC. Mata controversially substituted Despite only sending Mata on in the place of goal scorer Jesse Lingard in the 63rd minute, Mourinho then replaced the Spanish playmaker with Henrikh Mkhitaryan ten minutes after Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s 83rd minute winner. Subsequently Mourinho’s justification behind the decision to substitute Mata related to the former Valencia player’s lack of height. “I…

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Manchester United star linked with move to Premier League club

Juan Mata must be one of the unluckiest footballers in the world. The Spaniard was in the best form of his life when Jose Mourinho took charge of Chelsea in 2013. However, the Portuguese manager found Mata to be unsuitable to his playing philosophy and sold him to Manchester United. Now after two years with the Manchester club, the 28-year-old fins himself in the similar territory once again. Various reports have suggested that Mourinho will once again dispose of Mata in the transfer window and now, according to latest reports, the…

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FA Cup-winning duo set to depart from Manchester United

Changes have been set in motion at Manchester United following the appointment of Jose Mourinho last week. The Portuguese manager plans to build a title-challenging team this season, and as expected, there will be a lot of ins and outs at the club. According to a report from Sky Sports, United duo Juan Mata and Daley Blind are set to be the first high-profile victims of Mourinho’s squad overhaul at Old Trafford. Both players featured in the last month’s FA Cup final for the Red Devils and played regularly in under manager…

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Manchester United and Liverpool stars to leave Premier League

The arrival of Jose Mourinho at Manchester United could mean the departure of several players, with Juan Mata being one of them, according to Mundo Deportivo (via Goal). The Spaniard left Chelsea during the winter transfer market of 2014 for £33.6 million, as Mourinho was unwilling to play the 28-year-old on a consistent basis. With the Portuguese joining the Old Trafford club, Mata is primed to leave United again and Barcelona are reportedly ready to swoop in for the Spaniard. The La Liga champions have reportedly been in talks with Mata…

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Manchester United fans are delighted to see latest Instagram post from Juan Mata

Manchester United’s Juan Mata today posted a picture of himself with teammate Luke Shaw on Instagram along with the caption: “My friend @lukeshaw23 just came in from running out on the pitch! Getting closer.” Luke Shaw hasn’t featured for the Red Devils since suffering a double leg-break in the Champions League fixture against PSV earlier this season. The picture posted by the Spaniard midfielder confirmed that Shaw has finally returned to training after a long hiatus. His return to training is surely a massive boost to the club and the…

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Man City vs Man Utd – Premier League preview and team news

With both clubs much further away from the title race than they would have expected and indeed demanded, the fight to qualify for next season’s Champions League is on the agenda at the Etihad Stadium in Sunday’s Manchester derby. Manchester City have been almost stagnant in the Premier League table for a number of weeks, but now they must realise that there is a pressing need to rediscover their best form in order to claim a place in the top four. With the quality that exists within the squad it would be almost…

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Manchester United fighting to sign young French striker and PSG stars

Manchester United are currently ranked just seventh in the Premier League. The Red Devils are struggling to reach Europe next season, as West Ham has jumpe over them and forced a return in their FA Cup quarter-final encounter. Therefore, the Old Trafford club have been very active at the transfer market, as well as in their search of a new coach, with the likes of Jose Mourinho, Laurent Blanc, and Ryan Giggs being mentioned to succeed Louis van Gaal. However, United also have to upgrade their squad. According to ESPN…

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Manchester United’s tweet about Juan Mata didn’t go down well with club fans

Following the 1-0 home defeat to Southampton, Manchester United fans were not a happy folk. And the club’s official Twitter account did something which didn’t at all went down well with the fans. On Monday morning, the United’s Twitter account decided to celebrate the two-year anniversary of the signing of Juan Mata and suffered a serious backlash from the fans. .@JuanMata8 arrived in style when he signed for #mufc two years ago today! pic.twitter.com/4lOmPFT188 — Manchester United (@ManUtd) January 25, 2016 @ManUtd @juanmata8 MAKE SOMEONE NEW ARRIVE IN STYLE FFS JUST…

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Man United gossip: De Gea learning to fall back in love with Red Devils as Real Madrid mudslinging continues

Friday’s biggest Manchester United news and gossip. Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea, 24, will be given a new start by manager Louis van Gaal, even if he fails to sign a new deal, the Daily Mirror reports. De Gea is said to be worried about his prospects at Manchester United? following the farcical collapse of his £29million move to Real Madrid? and Van Gaal had axed him because of the uncertainty over his future. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says the Red Devils “lacked experience” in their handling of…

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Man United unveil third kit that will be worn during Champions League campaign

With a place in the Champions League group stage comfortably assured, Manchester United have unveiled their third kit, that will only be worn during this season’s competition, the Daily Express report. The Red Devils have already debuted their new home strip, and wore their all white away kit during their narrow victory over Aston Villa, and were obviously waiting until progress through the play-off stage of European’s premier competition was guaranteed before showing off the black and orange third kit. The strip is the latest offering from their record-breaking £750m…

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Manchester United predicted XI vs Club Brugge: Louis van Gaal’s looking to avoid slip-up in Belgium

Manchester United go into the second leg of their Champions League play-off tie with Club Brugge knowing that while they carry a two-goal advantage, their lead is still precarious given the Belgian side’s away goal in the opening clash at Old Trafford. Here is how we expect Louis van Gaal’s side to line up for Wednesday’s game: GK- Sergio Romero With David de Gea being left at home (via Manchester Evening News), van Gaal has just Romero and Sam Johnstone to choose from. Given that the tie is not done…

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(Video) Sergio Romero makes WORLD CLASS save in Man United training

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Sergio Romero is in line to make his Manchester United debut this weekend as Louis van Gaal doesn’t have the necessary confidence in David de Gea. The transfer saga that continues to rumble on has turned the Spanish international’s head, and he will now be forced to sit out of the Premier League opener. But those worried that Romero won’t be an adequate replacement needn’t worry, as he pulls off a world class save from a Juan Mata shot in training. READ MORE: Manchester United News and Gossip Man United…

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Juan Mata promises to provide more goals for Man United this season

Manchester United forward Juan Mata has promised to do his part to ease the goalscoring burden on striker Wayne Rooney this season by firing himself into double figures, the Daily Mirror reports. As it stands, Rooney remains the club’s only fit first choice striker, following the departures of both Robin van Persie and Radamel Falcao, and the injury to Javier Hernandez (via The Guardian). And as such, he will be charged with scoring the bulk of the club’s goals this season, especially as manager Louis van Gaal challenged the England…

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(Video) Juan Mata MUGS OFF PHil Jones in Man United training session

Manchester United have uploaded a special moment from their Thursday training session highlighting how ready Juan Mata is for the new season. The club are currently in the United States for their pre-season tour where their new signings are attempting to gel with the clubs longer standing stars. And by the looks of it, things are starting to heat up as Juan Mata showed that he is looking to make an impact by making a fool of centre-back Phil Jones. See the video below… What a goal by @JuanMata8! See…

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