With Manchester United steadily heading in the right direction since the arrival of Jose Mourinho, Juan Mata has been a key player.
But does Mata get the recognition he deserves?
When Mourinho was Chelsea boss he decided to sell Player of the Year Juan Mata to their Manchester rivals. So when Mourinho arrived at Old Trafford many felt Mata would be first out the door.
Yet despite this, like the true professional he is, Mata got his head down and proved he was worthy of place in the United squad, during the pre-season campaign, this for Jose was enough for him to survive.
Mata seemed very much down the pecking order following the arrivals of Paul Pogba and Henrik Mkhitaryan, but he stayed patient.
After a slow start and with many top players underachieving, Mata did not disappoint when gi...Read More