- 2 updates
- While Jose Mourinho has admitted the door would be open for Mata to leave, Chelsea are under no financial pressure to sell
- United are looking to kickstart what has so far been a stop-start Barclays Premier League campaign
- While Chelsea may well prefer to offload Mata abroad, seeing him move to Old Trafford would not necessarily impact on their own title bid as they have played United twice now,
It's reported Chelsea's Juan Mata, who is no longer a regular under Jose Mourinho, missed training today when the squad reported back to prepare for the weekend's FA Cup tie against Stoke on Sunday.
Manchester United are said to be ready to launch what would be a club-record £37million bid for the 25-year-old midfielder, who wants to be playing in World Cup year.