MX23RW : Tuesday, March 2 05:06:51| >> :120:17498:17498:

Manchester United yet to decide on Juan Mata future

Man United yet to decide on Juan Mata future
© Reuters
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals that a decision over Juan Mata's future is yet to be reached, with the Spaniard out of contract in the summer.

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed that the club are yet to make a decision on Juan Mata's Old Trafford future.

The playmaker has turned out 10 times for the Red Devils in all competitions this season, but he boasts just two assists from four Premier League starts on the right-hand side.

Mata's current deal is due to expire in June but United can trigger a one-year extension, although Solskjaer has confirmed that no decision has been reached yet.

Speaking at a press conference ahead of Man United's Premier League clash with Fulham, Solskjaer said: "The decision is very difficult every time with Juan. You know he has the quality. If he plays, he scores goals, he has contributed this season.

"Then again, you have other players who have taken his role as well. Mason [Greenwood] has done well in that position and Paul [Pogba] now.

"Juan really contributes in and around the group. He is one of those I have discussions with all the time and it is difficult to leave him out but unfortunately that's where it is at the moment. No decision has been made yet."

Mata has chalked up 50 goals and 47 assists in 265 appearances for the Red Devils, where he has won one Europa League, one FA Cup and one EFL Cup since arriving from Chelsea in 2014.


Click here for more stories about Juan Mata

Click here for more stories about Manchester United

Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Fulham's Joe Bryan celebrates scoring their first goal against Wigan Athletic on September 27, 2019
Read Next:
Scott Parker challenges Joe Bryan to show Premier League quality
Latest Sports Video
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free match previews newsletter! Updates are sent twice a week.

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Premier League
Serie A
KNVB Beker
League One
League Two
National League
National League North
National League South
Scottish Championship
Turkish Super Lig
NIFL Premiership
Welsh Premier League
Serie B
Ligue 2
Eerste Divisie
Copa Diego Maradona
Uruguayan Primera Division
Liga MX
Australian A-League
1Manchester CityMan City26195252163662
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd26148453322150
3Leicester CityLeicester26154745301549
4West Ham UnitedWest Ham2613674031945
8Tottenham HotspurSpurs25116841271439
9Aston Villa24123938261239
11Leeds UnitedLeeds26112134344-135
12Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2697102733-634
13Crystal Palace2696112943-1433
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton26511102633-726
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2675142744-1726
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom2638152055-3517
20Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd2632211543-2811

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!