Juan Mata

Born: April 28, 1988 (age 28)

Height: 5'6.5" (170cm)

Hometown: Ocon de Villafranca, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Attacking midfielder
Team: Manchester United (no. 8)
Juan Mata of Manchester United on the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Career History
Senior2007-2011Valencia
2011-2014Chelsea
2014-Manchester United
International2009-Spain
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Juan Mata in action during Manchester United's game with Norwich on December 19, 2015
Preview: Norwich City vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole looks ahead to Manchester United's Premier League trip to Carrow Road, home of relegation-threatened Norwich City.
May 5, 18:23
Anthony Martial of Manchester United and Ngolo Kante of Leicester City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Leicester, England.
Preview: Manchester United vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews Sunday's match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford, where the Foxes would win the title with victory.
Apr 29, 13:47
Juan Mata wanders back to the dressing room during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on March 6, 2016
Juan Mata: 'Footballers live in a bubble and earn an obscene amount of money'
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata admits that he would take a pay cut if it stopped football from being run like a business.
Apr 25, 10:46
Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Round Play Off First Leg match between Manchester United and Club Brugge at Old Trafford on August 18, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Team News: Marouane Fellaini, Marcos Rojo back for Manchester United
Marouane Fellaini and Marcos Rojo return for Manchester United's FA Cup semi-final with Everton.
Apr 23, 16:22
Marcus Rashford is congratulated by Juan Mata after scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Aston Villa on April 16, 2016
Juan Mata: 'Manchester United team in good spirits'
Juan Mata says that he and his Manchester United teammates are in "good spirits" following their win over Aston Villa.
Apr 18, 18:45
Marcus Rashford is congratulated by Juan Mata after scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Aston Villa on April 16, 2016
Result: Marcus Rashford goal seals relegation for Aston Villa
Aston Villa are relegated from the Premier League for the first time courtesy of a 1-0 defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Apr 16, 16:53
Wayne Rooney warms up prior to the game between Manchester United and Chelsea on December 28, 2015
Team News: Wayne Rooney back on Manchester United bench at West Ham
Wayne Rooney returns to the Manchester United bench in Wednesday night's FA Cup quarter-final replay at West Ham United.
Apr 13, 18:09
Juan Mata and Erik Lamela in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Manchester United's Juan Mata reflects on "painful" defeat to Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata describes Sunday's 3-0 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur as "painful".
Apr 11, 10:52
Toby Alderweireld doubles the lead during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Result: Late rally sees Tottenham Hotspur beat Manchester United
Tottenham Hotspur score three times in the final 20 minutes to beat Manchester United 3-0 in Sunday's Premier League clash at White Hart Lane.
Apr 10, 18:22
Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on September 26, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Team News: Jan Vertonghen back for Tottenham Hotspur
Jan Vertonghen returns from a three-month layoff as Tottenham Hotspur welcome Manchester United.
Apr 10, 15:02
Luke Shaw of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Luke Shaw back in training at Manchester United seven months after leg break
Luke Shaw returns to training with Manchester United for the first time since breaking his leg seven months ago.
Apr 4, 15:47
Juan Mata wanders back to the dressing room during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on March 6, 2016
Juan Mata: 'Manchester United will fight until the end'
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata insists that his side will "fight until the end" in the race for a top-four spot this season.
Apr 4, 13:58
Juan Mata of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford on November 7, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Juan Mata inspired by Sir Bobby Charlton
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata talks up the influence that club legend Sir Bobby Charlton has on the players.
Apr 4, 12:20
Anthony Martial celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton on April 3, 2016
Juan Mata hails "special" Anthony Martial
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata heaps praise on the "special" Anthony Martial following his winning goal against Everton at Old Trafford.
Apr 3, 21:03
Juan Mata of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford on November 7, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Juan Mata hails "very important win"
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata reveals his delight after his team recorded a 1-0 win over Everton in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.
Apr 3, 18:08
Anthony Martial celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton on April 3, 2016
Result: Manchester United move to within point of fourth position
Manchester United move to within one point of the top four in the Premier League table with a 1-0 win over Everton at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Apr 3, 17:52
Louis van Gaal smiles during a Manchester United training session on March 9, 2016
Preview: Manchester United vs. Everton
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford.
Apr 1, 17:45
Juan Mata wanders back to the dressing room during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on March 6, 2016
Report: Fenerbahce preparing Juan Mata bid
A report claims that Turkish giants Fenerbahce want to sign Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata at the end of the season.
Mar 24, 15:58
Juan Mata fails to score a penalty during the Europa League game between Manchester United and FC Midtjylland on February 25, 2016
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata keen to play with Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Juan Mata admits that he would be keen to play with Paris Saint-Germain star Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Manchester United.
Mar 23, 12:43
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring in the Manchester derby on March 20, 2016
Juan Mata tips Marcus Rashford for greatness
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata believes that Marcus Rashford has what it takes to be a "great player" in the future.
Mar 21, 13:55
General View of a corner flag and the stadium prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Hull City at the Etihad Stadium on February 7, 2015
Preview: Manchester City vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Sunday's derby between Manchester United and Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.
Mar 18, 18:55
Jurgen Klopp is young, free and single during the Europa League game between Liverpool and Manchester United on March 10, 2016
Result: Liverpool progress into Europa League quarters at Manchester United's expense
Liverpool progress through to the last eight of the Europa League, courtesy of a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford to seal a 3-1 aggregate triumph over Manchester United.
Mar 17, 21:57
Marouane 'Shamone' Fellaini and Marc Muniesa in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Stoke on February 2, 2016
Team News: Marouane Fellaini starts against Liverpool
Marouane Fellaini starts for Manchester United in their Europa League clash with Liverpool.
Mar 17, 19:04
A general view of the stadium prior to kickoff during the FA Cup Quarter Final match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on March 9, 2015
Preview: Manchester United vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Thursday's Europa League last-16 second leg between arch rivals Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford.
Mar 16, 13:37
Juan Mata wanders back to the dressing room during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on March 6, 2016
Juan Mata: Liverpool match "like a final" for Manchester United
Manchester United's Juan Mata insists that ending the season on a high is still a real possibility, ahead of key games against rivals Liverpool and Manchester City.
Mar 14, 11:36
Anthony Martial finds an equaliser during the FA Cup game between Manchester United and West Ham United on March 13, 2016
Result: Anthony Martial spares Manchester United blushes
Manchester United and West Ham United play out a 1-1 draw in their FA Cup quarter-final at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.
Mar 13, 17:54
Juan Mata fails to score a penalty during the Europa League game between Manchester United and FC Midtjylland on February 25, 2016
Report: Juan Mata wants new Manchester United contract
Spanish playmaker Juan Mata is reportedly hoping to sign a new contract with Manchester United.
Mar 13, 11:44
Juan Mata wanders back to the dressing room during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on March 6, 2016
Juan Mata wants 'aggressive' Manchester United in return leg against Liverpool
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata says that the team need to show "aggression and intensity" when they play Liverpool in their Europa League return leg.
Mar 11, 18:21
Black widow Louis van Gaal watches on during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on March 6, 2016
Preview: Manchester United vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole previews Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford.
Mar 11, 14:40
George Thorne beats Guilermo Varela to score during the Emirates FA Cup fourth-round match between Derby County and Manchester United at iPro Stadium on January 29, 2016
Juan Mata hails Guillermo Varela impact at Manchester United
Juan Mata says that he is "very pleased" to have seen Guillermo Varela make a positive impression during his eight-game run in the starting lineup this season.
Mar 8, 22:38
Juan Mata wanders back to the dressing room during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on March 6, 2016
Man United's Juan Mata takes "responsibility" for sending-off against West Brom
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata says that he takes "responsibility" for his first ever sending-off in Sunday's defeat to West Bromwich Albion.
Mar 7, 10:24
Black widow Louis van Gaal watches on during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on March 6, 2016
Manchester United's Louis van Gaal: 'We must win every one of our league games'
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says that his team need to win their remaining nine Premier League games in order to qualify for the Champions League.
Mar 7, 09:34
Juan Mata sees red during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on March 6, 2016
Thierry Henry: 'Manchester United loss is massive setback for CL hopes'
Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry describes Manchester United's loss to West Bromwich Albion as a "massive setback" for their hopes of finishing in the top four.
Mar 6, 21:50
Juan Mata sees red during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on March 6, 2016
Louis van Gaal questions Juan Mata red card
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal questions referee Mike Dean's decision to send Juan Mata off during his side's Premier League defeat to West Bromwich Albion.
Mar 6, 19:55
Black widow Louis van Gaal watches on during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on March 6, 2016
Louis van Gaal: 'Man Utd didn't deserve to lose to West Brom'
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal describes his side's defeat to West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns as an "unnecessary loss".
Mar 6, 19:46
Tony Pulis is missing nothing during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on March 6, 2016
Tony Pulis delighted with Salomon Rondon, Saido Berahino partnership
Tony Pulis highlights the work of strike partnership Salomon Rondon and Saido Berahino after West Bromwich Albion's 1-0 win over Manchester United.
Mar 6, 19:14
Black widow Louis van Gaal watches on during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on March 6, 2016
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal bemoans busy schedule
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal points to the club's hectic recent schedule after watching his side lose 1-0 at West Bromwich Albion.
Mar 6, 18:47
Juan Mata, Anthony Martial and Michael Carrick of Manchester United show their dejection after conceding second goal to Bournemouth during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Manchester United at Vitality Stadium on December 1
Michael Carrick: 'Top four not out of sight for Manchester United'
Michael Carrick insists that Manchester United can still finish in the Premier League's top four after their 1-0 defeat at West Bromwich Albion.
Mar 6, 18:26
Salomon Rondon celebrates with Saido Berahino after finding the opener during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on March 6, 2016
Result: Salomon Rondon on target as West Bromwich Albion beat 10-man Manchester United
Salomon Rondon scores the winner as West Bromwich Albion edge out 10-man Manchester United in Sunday afternoon's Premier League game at The Hawthorns.
Mar 6, 17:50
Juan Mata sees red during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on March 6, 2016
Juan Mata picks up first career red card
Manchester United's Juan Mata picks up two yellow cards in the space of three minutes against West Bromwich Albion, resulting in the first dismissal of his career.
Mar 6, 16:37
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