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La Liga giants plot escape route for shafted Man United ace

MataManchester United fans in the Football Transfer Tavern are concerned over the future of the current squad as The Sun explains how Atletico Madrid are plotting a bid to bring Juan Mata back to La Liga.

Despite United’s obvious flaws in the current side, there are still superstars in the team and the Red Devils must be careful not to lose their top talents in this time of transition.

Many stars have struggled to show their true class due to Louis van Gaal’s constant amendment of tactics which has seen him play at least five systems in just over half a season.

Mata is a prime example of someone who has suffered because his natural position is as a number ten but due to new arrivals and a shake up of the tactics, he has been pushed out to left.

Even van Gaal has admitted that isn’t Mata’s most influential position, noting: “He has to make the runs on the left side. That is more difficult for him. But at 10 he can play very good.”

So Mata, 26, has a big decision ahead of him as he may choose to play under the inspirational Diego Simeone in his home nation in a role which suits him best.

Manchester United fans. We understand people want Juan Mata to stay but if this situation continues, can you blame him for leaving? Let us know your thoughts below.

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