Manchester United fans here in the Tavern are hoping for a positive future under Jose Mourinho, and their latest contract extension will provide a huge boost for the Red Devils.
United have been keen to look to the future in recent times as the title already seems to be out of their reach, meaning that preparing for next season has already begun with Mourinho’s latest movements. And, tying players down to extended contracts at Old Trafford has been on thing that the Portuguese manager is keen to exercise, after triggering a one-year extension in Juan Mata’s contract. However, according to reports in the Independent, the Red Devils opted to trigger it due to PR and moral reasons within the club.
For a loyal player like Juan that’s given his all to the cause for this Manchester United side, it’s interesting to note suggestions in the recent reports in regard to the extension.
Indeed, after Mourinho heard the kind of wage demands that target Mesut Ozil had during their pursuit of the German, he looked to Juan Mata as the alternative for the time being which also had a say in his contract extension. The 29-year-old is hungry to continue to stake his claim on this United side, as a footballer that just loves to play the game. But, for a player that’s become out of favour in recent times for the Red Devils, it’s yet to be seen as to whether the Spanish international will be a regular feature in the side.
Juan Mata has been influential for United over the years, as a player that’s provided both goals and assists at the most important of times for the club. Yet, in a Manchester United squad that’s seen some of the world’s best attacking players brace the club, a starting place for Juan Mata can’t be guaranteed anymore. However, the reasons behind his contract extension weren’t as professional as some people will have hoped, for a midfielder that’s been an incredible servant to the club.
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