Juan Mata

Record Breaker Rooney Forgets The Robot!

Chris Darwen | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Sport
Chris Darwen

The stage was set in Stoke. People were turning up purely to see the record broken. How would he celebrate? Would he even get a game considering how i...

Where Could Čech Be Heading To?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Sport

Iker Casillas was back on the bench for Spain on Sunday night and Petr Čech could find himself in the same spot when Chelsea travel to Crystal Palace...

Where Could Mata Return To?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Sport

Juan Mata could be set for an upturn in fortunes after Wayne Rooney's red card but the Manchester United attacker continues to be linked with a move a...

Samuel Luckhurst

Van Gaal Lauds United's 'New Start'

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Sport

Louis van Gaal heralded a "new start" for Manchester United after they trounced Queens Park Rangers 4-0 to register their first Premier League victory...

Samuel Luckhurst

United 4-0 QPR: Di María Dazzles In Louis Van Gaal's Diamond

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Sport

So, what was the system this week? MUTV claimed Louis van Gaal was persisting with 3-5-2 but the personnel he chose suggested it could be a Total Foot...

Samuel Luckhurst

Someone's Ego Could Be Shattered By Di María's United Arrival

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Sport

Louis van Gaal, like Sir Alex Ferguson, loves versatile players. Ferguson exploited certain players' versatility to detrimental proportions in the cas...

Samuel Luckhurst

Mourinho's Forward Purge Blunts Chelsea Against Norwich

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK Sport

José Mourinho was already looking ahead to the new season even before Chelsea's final Barclays Premier League home match of the season. Still adamant...

Samuel Luckhurst

Should Woodward Follow Moyes Out Of United?

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Sport

Gary Neville has wrestled with objectivity during Manchester United's turbulent season, what with his brother being a member of the club's coaching st...

Out In The Cold: More Misery For Mata And Torres As They're Dropped From Spain Squad

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester United forward Juan Mata and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres have both been left out of Vicente del Bosque's Spain squad for next week's fr...

Waste Of Money Or Statement Of Intent? Rooney Signs £78m United Contract

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Sport

Wayne Rooney has signed a five-year contract worth £78 million at Manchester United, the club have confirmed. Rooney Is An Expensive Problem For U...

Remember When We Were Good? United Meet Maradona (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester United enjoyed the company of footballing great Diego Maradona during their warm weather training in Dubai. The Argentinian icon posed f...

Woodward Pays Moyes A Visit Ahead Of Transfer Deadline Day

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester United's executive vice chairman Ed Woodward visited the club's training ground at Carrington on Thursday ahead of the January transfer dea...

Samuel Luckhurst

Moyes Hints At Free Role For Mata At United

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester United manager David Moyes says Juan Mata could be given a free role in his new-look attack but admitted there is a "long way to go" before...

Samuel Luckhurst

Mata Overshadowed By United's Walking Relic

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Sport

Old Trafford was barely a tenth full, but the roar was turned up to 11. "Number eight, Juan Mata," Alan Keegan announced to the delight of those who h...

You Know The Name, But What's The Number?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Sport

Juan Mata will wear the No.8 shirt for Manchester United. The club's £37.1 million record signing has taken Anderson's shirt, with the Brazilian, ...

Samuel Luckhurst

United's Indulgence Of Rooney Is Nauseating

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Sport

It was one of the busiest weekends off Manchester United have had. The club announced the record £37.1 million signing of Juan Mata, news emerged Way...

The Positives and Negatives of the January Transfer Window

Blair Ferguson | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Sport
Blair Ferguson

In recent years, the January transfer window has become its own spectacle within the football calendar, but how necessary is the back and forth of rumours? How much of what we read actually happens?

Eight of the Most Underachieving Premier League Players So Far This Season

Antony Moule | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Sport
Antony Moule

Luis Suarez, Sergio Agüero, Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Özil have all been a pleasure to watch this season, but there are also those who should be doing better. The following list includes players who should have had a much better first half to the 2013-14 season than they did.

Mourinho Gives Mata Green Light To Sign For United

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Sport

Chelsea manager José Mourinho has confirmed the club have given Juan Mata permission to undergo a medical ahead of his £37 million transfer to Manch...

Time to Dial 999 at Old Trafford?

Tony Jimenez | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Sport
Tony Jimenez

The arrival of Mata in the North West will certainly remove some of the burden from the young winger - and it is a clear rallying call and statement of intent from the Manchester United board. They might be down, but they're certainly not out. Yet.

Samuel Luckhurst

Mata Could Finally Solve United's Scholes Conundrum

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

However much a football fan's allegiance is dictated by hate for opposition clubs and their players, occasionally there is one stand out man who they ...

Chevrolet Delete Embarrassing Mata To United Tweet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Sport

Chevrolet will become Manchester United's principal sponsors next season, and they've got off to as bad a start as David Moyes after they tweeted Juan...

The Solution to Man Utd's Problems

Kamran Hussain | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Sport
Kamran Hussain

Manchester United's problems go much further than the lack of a world-class midfielder. It appears the Red Devils are after Juan Mata and have been linked to several other big names. However, Utd must look at strengthening other positions.

Mata Close To United Transfer After Missing Chelsea Training

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

Juan Mata's transfer to Manchester United is close to completion after the Chelsea forward missed training on Wednesday. Mata, who is fit, was not ...

Mata Talks Advance, No-Go On Dante And More: United Transfer Talk

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

Despite a seventh Premier League defeat at the weekend, some of the back pages still make for a feel-good read for Manchester United supporters. Today...