TRANSFER FIGHT! Villarreal ready to rival Everton for Man United’s Juan Mata

first_img1 Juan Mata in action for Manchester United Villarreal have emerged as contenders with Everton to sign Manchester United playmaker Juan Mata.The Spaniard is expected to leave Old Trafford this summer due to his frosty relationship with new manager Jose Mourinho, stretching back to their time together at Chelsea.Everton are keen on splashing the cash on the 28-year-old, with new boss Ronald Koeman aiming to revamp the current squad at Goodison Park.But, according to Super deporte, Villarreal are ready to offer Mata a chance to return to his native Spain and the La Liga club are expected to lodge a bid.Mata joined United from Chelsea in 2014 when David Moyes was in charge and is approaching 100 appearances for the Red Devils.However, he may not reach that landmark with Mourinho now at the helm, with the Portuguese having already brought in Henrikh Mkhitaryan to take Mata’s role.last_img read more

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