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The Busby Babe Apr 18, 2014

Mata shows why he should be Player of the Year ahead of Gerrard with his taste in literature

Juan Mata is a fully paid up member of #IReadBooksTwitter, and send a tribute to the late author Gabriel Garcia Marquez. So what have his colleagues been reading? Juan Mata has sent the following tribute to the late author Gabriel Garcia Marquez recently after the writer's passing. One of the greatest has left us. We still have his work RIP Gabriel Garcia Márquez — Juan Mata García (@juanmata8) April 17, 2014 So, we thought it'd be a good time to remind ourselves of what his colleagues like to read. Could this be the reason he didn't fit in at Chelsea? Chelsea captain John Terry...
Mathieson weekend verdict: Mata shows Scholes flair

Mathieson weekend verdict: Mata shows Scholes flair

Darren Fletcher tells Stuart Mathieson that while Juan Mata is not a direct replacement for Paul Scholes, they share many qualities.
The Guardian Apr 6, 2014
David Moyes: Juan Mata makes Manchester United better - video

David Moyes: Juan Mata makes Manchester United better - video

Manchester United manager David Moyes is singing the praises of midfielder Juan Mata for his hand in the 4-0 win over Newcastle on Saturday. The Spainard scored a brace and assisted in one other in a routine win for United. Moyes says the club is richer for Mata's presence and says he showed why he is one of the best attacking midfielders in the Premier League
The Busby Babe Apr 5, 2014

Sensational Mata helps Manchester United put four past Newcastle

Manchester United cruised past Newcastle at St. James' Park, with Juan Mata scoring two fine goals and Javier Hernandez and Adnan Januzaj also getting on the scoresheet. Manchester United continued their upturn in form by thumping Newcastle United 4-0 at St. James' Park, with Juan Mata the star of the show. The Spaniard started in a role just behind the striker and put in a superb performance to score the first two goals of the game before helping Adnan Januzaj to wrap things up in injury-time with a cool backheel. The first half was a fairly dull one as neither side really settled into...
The Busby Babe Apr 5, 2014
VINE: Juan Mata runs to hug David de Gea after Newcastle goal

VINE: Juan Mata runs to hug David de Gea after Newcastle goal

Juan Mata was straight over to David de Gea after scoring against Newcastle United for a quick hug. Juan Mata opened the scoring against Newcastle with an excellent free-kick, and his reaction was to head straight over to his pal David de Gea for a hug. The goal was a fine set-piece in a pretty poor first half, but it looks like his goalscoring form has finally arrived - he's also just added a rather cool second goal, and he looks to finally be finding his feet at Old Trafford. It's a shame we can't field him against Bayern Munich, but I'm sure he'll get a go in the Champions League next...
The Busby Babe Mar 29, 2014

Manchester United 4-1 Aston Villa: Plane sailing for United as Mata scores first goal

Manchester United went behind early to Aston Villa, but responded in style with a 4-1 thumping, with a Wayne Rooney brace, a first goal from Juan Mata and Javier Hernandez doing the damage. Manchester United responded to the criticisms of David Moyes, a banner flown over the ground and an early goal from Ashley Westwood by thumping Aston Villa 4-1. Wayne Rooney bagged a first half brace to overcome the early deficit before Juan Mata opened his United account, then another fine cameo from Adnan Januzaj created a fourth for Javier Hernandez. The small matter of the Moyes Out banner was dealt...
Mata can be United's perfect 10

Mata can be United's perfect 10

Juan Mata has proved himself the perfect 10 for United, according to Darren Fletcher, while boss David Moyes thinks the Spaniard can have a similar impact to David Silva at City.

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