Five ways United could offload Mata and get a great signing in return.
Manchester United could use interest in Juan Mata to their advantage this January, with the clubs looking at the Spaniard also having players who could vastly improve Louis van Gaal’s squad at Old Trafford.
Big names are expected to bid for the Spanish playmaker in the next transfer window, with Mata falling behind in the pecking order this season after some slightly disappointing form since his move from Chelsea earlier in the year.
United themselves are chasing more big-name signings after their summer spending spree, and these are players they could potentially pick up in exchange deals this season:
5) Juventus – Arturo Vidal
With Juventus thought to be interested in Mata, it would make sense for United to try to negotiate a deal for Arturo Vidal again, having tried unsuccessfully to bring him to Old Trafford in the summer.