Juan Mata

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  • Date of Birth – 28th April 1988
  • Height – 170cm (5ft 6.5in)
  • Weight – 63kg (139lb)
  • Nationality – Spanish
  • Position – Attacking Midfielder (Wide Midfielder)
  • Preferred Foot – 86% Left

Juan Mata joined Manchester United on 24th January 2014 for a then club record fee of £37,100,000. He is often considered as one of the best No 10’s of his generation, with great technique and vision, he is also known as a free kick specialist having scored a beautiful one against United, when he played for his former employers, Chelsea. Juan is also known for his philanthropy, he set up the Common Goal organisation, which encourages other athletes to donate 1% of all their earnings to help those in more need. With United, he has won the FA Cup 2015-16, EFL Cup 2016-17, FA Community Shield 2016 and the UEFA Europa League 2016-17.

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Italic indicates very strong

2020/21 Stats

CompetitionsAppearancesGoalsAssistsPassing AccuracyKey Passes per 90Average Passes per 90
Premier League20187.9%3.7554.4
Champions League000000
FA Cup000000
League Cup221N/AN/AN/A
Total42287.9%1.7124.9