Juan Mata relishing life in the capital

Juan Mata
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Juan Mata reveals his delight with in life in London only a few months after his move to Chelsea from Valencia.

Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata has revealed that he is in love with life in London after a successful start to his Blues career.

Despite Andre Villas-Boas's side currently struggling for form in fifth place in the table, Mata admits that he is enjoying his surroundings following his £23.5m move from Spanish club Valencia in the summer.

The 23-year-old told The Sun: "London is very big, more than Madrid, Valencia or Oviedo, and there are many more things to do.

"The city is spectacular and I'm loving it. Every day off I walk around getting to know different areas."

Mata has scored nine goals for Chelsea since his move to West London.

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