The Manchester United fans in the Transfer Tavern have become increasingly worried about the fate of a certain Juan Mata. As popular as he is amongst our punters, they’re nothing like Mr Jose Mourinho.
According to Spanish outlet El Confidencial, West Ham United have made an ambitious enquiry to the Red Devils over the prospect of luring him to East London this summer,
Though the Spanish playmaker is a popular figure at Old Trafford, he has a chequered past with the Portuguese, who infamously sold him just six months into his return to Chelsea, and is short odds to move with your Bet365 promo code.
Amazingly, prior to that, he had won the Player of the Year two seasons in a row at Stamford Bridge.
The 28-year old is understood to be put up for sale by the self-proclaimed ‘Special One’, with the ever ambitious Hammers said to have enquired.
Ahead of their move to the Olympic Stadium, the Irons have been linked with a number of marquee names to celebrate their arrival in Stratford.
Valencia, where he started his professional career after leaving the Real Madrid youth ranks, are also believed to retain an interest in luring the World Cup winner away from the Theatre of Dreams.
He was a £37m signing under David Moyes back in January 2014, though Mourinho’s landing in Manchester could spell an end to his time at the club.
Would Mourinho really be wise to sell Mata?
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