Juan Mata

Born: April 28, 1988 (age 30)

Height: 5'6.5" (170cm)
Weight: 9st 13lb (63kg)

Hometown: Ocon de Villafranca, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Attacking midfielder
Team: Manchester United (no. 8)
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Career History
Senior2007-2011Valencia
2011-2014Chelsea
2014-Manchester United
International2009-Spain
Sports Mole has 2,054 articles about Juan Mata. Articles 1 to 40:
Romelu Lukaku in action during the Champions League round-of-16 game between Manchester United and Sevilla on March 13, 2018
Team News: Romelu Lukaku, Anthony Martial on bench as Manchester United face Chelsea in FA Cup final
Romelu Lukaku and Anthony Martial are on the bench ahead of Manchester United's FA Cup final encounter with Chelsea at Wembley Stadium.
May 19, 16:20
Marcus Rashford scores the opener during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Watford on May 13, 2018
Result: Marcus Rashford nets as Manchester United beat Watford
Manchester United bring their 2017-18 Premier League campaign to a close with a 1-0 win over Watford at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.
May 13, 16:52
Jose Mourinho at the Premier League match between West Ham United and Manchester United on May 10, 2018
Team News: Nine Manchester United changes against Watford
Jose Mourinho makes nine changes as Manchester United host Watford this afternoon.
May 13, 14:03
Marcus Rashford celbrates scoring the opener during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Liverpool on March 10, 2018
Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial to start final Premier League game of season
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has revealed that Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial will both start Sunday's Premier League clash against Watford.
May 11, 15:43
Sir Alex Ferguson pictured in October 2014
Juan Mata targets FA Cup success for Alex Ferguson
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata intends to lift the FA Cup later this month to "honour" legendary boss Sir Alex Ferguson, who is currently in intensive care.
May 7, 21:29
Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Team News: Manchester United ring changes at Brighton & Hove Albion
Manchester United make six changes for their visit to Brighton & Hove Albion in the Premier League.
May 4, 19:05
Alexis Sanchez in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on January 31, 2018
How Manchester United could line up against Arsenal
Sports Mole looks at how Manchester United could line up when they welcome Arsenal to Old Trafford on Sunday.
Apr 27, 16:37
Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United prepares to take a corner during the Premier League match against Huddersfield Town on February 3, 2018
Combined XI: Manchester United vs. Arsenal
Ahead of Arsene Wenger's final game against Manchester United as Arsenal boss, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from the two squads.
Apr 27, 16:01
Juan Mata in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Southampton on December 30, 2017
Juan Mata: 'There can be no excuses for West Bromwich Albion loss'
Juan Mata concedes that Manchester United "did not play well at all" in Sunday's 1-0 home loss to West Bromwich Albion.
Apr 15, 19:46
Juan Mata in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Southampton on December 30, 2017
Team News: Juan Mata earns Manchester United recall
Juan Mata is recalled to the Manchester United side to face West Bromwich Albion, while centre-back Victor Lindelof is also handed a start.
Apr 15, 15:03
Jose Mourinho applauds during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Preview: Manchester United vs. West Bromwich Albion - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of the Premier League clash between Manchester United and West Brom at Old Trafford.
Apr 13, 18:25
Raheem Sterling celebrates with Sergio Aguero after scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Juan Mata: 'Manchester City will be deserving title winners'
Juan Mata admits that rivals Manchester City have "made things impossible" for Manchester United this season due to their consistency.
Apr 9, 13:00
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Team News: Sergio Aguero on Manchester City bench for derby against Manchester United
Sergio Aguero is on the Manchester City bench ahead of Saturday's Premier League derby with Manchester United.
Apr 7, 16:35
Willian celebrates scoring the Blues' first during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Sunderland on May 21, 2017
Manchester United confident of £30m deal for Chelsea midfielder Willian?
Manchester United are reportedly confident of securing a deal for Chelsea midfielder Willian during the summer transfer window.
Apr 5, 09:35
Juan Mata in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Southampton on December 30, 2017
Juan Mata looks ahead to Manchester City clash
Manchester United attacker Juan Mata says that his team 'owe their supporters a good performance' in Saturday's Manchester derby.
Apr 2, 15:33
Juan Mata in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Southampton on December 30, 2017
Juan Mata reveals Manchester United's end-of-season "goal"
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata suggests that the team are taking the season one game at a time as they reach the closing stages.
Mar 26, 20:58
Zlatan Ibrahimovic gives the thumbs-up ahead of the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Juan Mata pays tribute to "special" striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is described as a "footballer with a special personality" by Juan Mata, having called time on his season-and-a-half stint at Manchester United.
Mar 26, 16:12
Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera in action during his side's EFL Cup clash with Burton Albion
Juan Mata, Ander Herrera 'allowed to leave Manchester United'
Manchester United will allow Juan Mata and Ander Herrera to leave Old Trafford this summer, according to a report.
Mar 22, 11:15
Jose Mourinho covers his ears during the FA Cup quarter-final between Manchester United and Brighton & Hove Albion on March 17, 2018
Jose Mourinho 'lines up mass summer exodus'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly willing to offload as many as 10 players as part of a mass overhaul of his squad this summer.
Mar 19, 09:33
Romelu Lukaku scores the opener during the FA Cup quarter-final between Manchester United and Brighton & Hove Albion on March 17, 2018
Result: Lethargic Manchester United overcome Brighton & Hove Albion for place in semis
Nemanja Maric sets up one and scores the other as Manchester United overcome Brighton & Hove Albion 2-0 for a place in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.
Mar 17, 21:37
Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United prepares to take a corner during the Premier League match against Huddersfield Town on February 3, 2018
Team News: Alexis Sanchez dropped to Manchester United bench
Jose Mourinho drops Alexis Sanchez to the bench for Manchester United's FA Cup quarter-final with Brighton & Hove Albion.
Mar 17, 18:34
Anthony Martial collides with Shane Duffy during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Brighton & Hove Albion on November 25, 2017
Preview: Manchester United vs. Brighton & Hove Albion - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Saturday's FA Cup quarter-final between Manchester United and Brighton at Old Trafford.
Mar 15, 14:45
Marcus Rashford celbrates scoring the opener during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Liverpool on March 10, 2018
Result: Marcus Rashford brace helps Manchester United past Liverpool
Marcus Rashford scores a first-half brace as Manchester United beat Liverpool 2-1 at Old Trafford to move five points clear of their arch-rivals.
Mar 10, 14:25
Manchester United's Eric Bailly during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Team News: Eric Bailly starts for Manchester United against Liverpool
Manchester United defender Eric Bailly starts for the club in their crunch match against Liverpool.
Mar 10, 11:33
Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United prepares to take a corner during the Premier League match against Huddersfield Town on February 3, 2018
Juan Mata happy to compete with Alexis Sanchez for starting spot
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata says that he is happy to alternate his position in attacking midfield, as he welcomes the January acquisition of Alexis Sanchez.
Mar 1, 19:34
Juan Mata in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Southampton on December 30, 2017
Juan Mata: 'Manchester United must win all remaining games'
Manchester United's Juan Mata targets a flawless run of results between now and the end of the season to usurp Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table.
Mar 1, 19:25
Jose Mourinho realises how many points adrift his side are during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Manchester United on October 21, 2017
Jose Mourinho "angry" with Manchester United hierarchy?
Jose Mourinho is said to have been left angered by Manchester United's stance to offering new contracts to players, such as Anthony Martial and Marcos Rojo.
Feb 28, 09:20
Paul Pogba reacts to his effort being saved during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester United on September 9, 2017
Team News: Paul Pogba returns to Manchester United starting XI against Chelsea
Paul Pogba is named in Manchester United's starting XI for Sunday's Premier League game against Chelsea at Old Trafford.
Feb 25, 13:07
Mike Jones stands between Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte during the FA Cup quarter-final between Chelsea and Manchester United on March 13, 2017
Preview: Manchester United vs. Chelsea - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provies predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Sunday's Premier League top-four showdown between Manchester United and Chelsea.
Feb 23, 16:28
Paul Pogba in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Combined XI: Manchester United vs. Chelsea
Ahead of Sunday's Premier League showdown between Manchester United and Chelsea, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from both squads.
Feb 23, 13:26
Paul Pogba reacts to his effort being saved during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester United on September 9, 2017
Team News: Paul Pogba dropped to bench for Manchester United's clash with Sevilla
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho leaves Paul Pogba on the bench for the club's Champions League clash away at Sevilla.
Feb 21, 18:39
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata in action during the Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Juan Mata: 'Friends and family were concerned about Jose Mourinho reunion'
Juan Mata says that he received phone calls from his friends and family concerned about him playing under Jose Mourinho at Manchester United.
Feb 20, 10:55
Juan Mata in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Southampton on December 30, 2017
Juan Mata "absolutely focused" on Sevilla clash
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata insists that his side are "absolutely focused" on their Champions League clash with Sevilla, despite Chelsea looming afterwards.
Feb 19, 12:28
Juan Mata in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Southampton on December 30, 2017
Juan Mata: 'VAR will bring justice to football'
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata believes that VAR will ultimately bring "justice" to football, despite seeing a goal controversially disallowed by the system.
Feb 19, 11:39
Juan Mata in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Southampton on December 30, 2017
Hawkeye apologises for "wobbly lines" VAR image during FA Cup game
Hawkeye issue an apology for the confusion caused during a VAR review that saw Juan Mata have a goal ruled out in Manchester United's FA Cup tie at Huddersfield Town.
Feb 18, 19:38
Jose Mourinho applauds during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'VAR went against protocol'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho claims that the use of VAR during his side's FA Cup win over Huddersfield Town "went against protocol".
Feb 17, 22:06
Terriers boss David Wagner watches on during the FA Cup replay between Manchester City and Huddersfield Town on March 1, 2017
David Wagner: 'VAR kills emotion of the game'
Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner admits that he will never be a fan of VAR as it "kills the emotion" of a match, despite seeing a decision go his way.
Feb 17, 21:01
Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Burnley on December 26, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'VAR needs to be perfect'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho acknowledges that VAR is in "an experimental period", but insists that it needs to be made "perfect".
Feb 17, 20:43
Juan Mata in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Southampton on December 30, 2017
Juan Mata: 'VAR will be good for football'
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata admits that VAR still needs work, but believes that it will be "good for football" despite seeing a goal disallowed on review.
Feb 17, 20:05
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring the third during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Stoke City on January 15, 2018
Result: Romelu Lukaku fires Manchester United past Hudderfield Town into quarter-finals
Romelu Lukaku scores in both halves to fire Manchester United into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with a 2-0 victory over Huddersfield Town at the John Smith's Stadium.
Feb 17, 19:28

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