Juan Mata to leave Manchester United alongside Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard
Former Real Madrid player Juan Mata has decided to leave Manchester United after spending 8 years at the club. The Spaniard joins the likes of Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard, Nemanja Matic on the list of players leaving the Red Devils in the summer.
Mata had a great time playing for the Red Devils as he won the Europa League, FA Cup, Carabao Cup and the Community Shield.
Manchester United released an official statement on their website to announce the departure of Juan Mata.
“Manchester United can confirm that Juan Mata will depart the club when his contract expires this summer. The 34-year-old midfielder joined the Reds in January 2014 and went on to play 285 games, scoring 51 goals and winning four trophies. He made his final appearance in our last fixture of the 2021/22 season, away to Crystal Palace on 22 May,” the club stated.
“Mata had already won the Champions League, FA Cup and Europa League – all with Chelsea – when the Reds signed him on 26 January 2014.
“Thank you for dedicating eight years of your career to United, Juan. Everyone at the club wishes you all the best for the future.”