Mata believes stars will always come to Man Utd

Mata believes stars will always come to Man Utd
4.00 6

Published February 21st, 2014 - 16:58 GMT via

Rate Article:

PRINT Send Mail
comment (0)
Mata: Stars Will Come to Manchester United
Mata: Stars Will Come to Manchester United

Manchester United have made a rough go of this season, sitting in seventh spot and 15 points behind Chelsea, as well as being behind local rivals Manchester City and Liverpool. Participating in next year's Champion's League has become this season's priority, but that hasn't stopped some from looking ahead to next season.

Juan Mata said United will be adding to their squad in the summer and that stars will always move to Old Trafford.

“I don't know what will happen in the summer but the manager [Moyes] said the other day at a press conference that he's going to be signing players,” Mata said to the Daily Mail. “I think this club is at a stage of change, but I can tell you that the best players in the world will always arrive.”

One player United hope desperately to keep long-term is Wayne Rooney. The England international's current deal expires the summer of 2015, but the club has been in talks to keep him longer offering wages around 300,000 pounds per week

Rooney, who remained with the Red Devils this season after constant speculation of a move to Chelsea last summer, has been one of the best players for United this term notching nine goals and nine assists in the league.

One stalwart, though who is on the way out is Nemanja Vidic. His move to Inter Milan is nine tenths done according to the club's front office.

"I can say that the deal is done at 90 percent," Nerazzurri president Erick Thohir said to La Gazzetta dello Sport at Milan Malpensa airport on Thursday. "When everything is sealed, we will make an announcement. Don't let me say something that is not concrete yet."

The Red Devils haven't won in the league since January 28 when they hosted Cardiff City, but they look to change that trend Saturday at Crystal Palace. The title may be gone and a Champions League spot might a tough proposition, but United still have plenty to play for. In the midst of their league woes, it goes undocumented that they remain in the Champions League, with somewhat of a favorable draw with Olympiakos starting Tuesday. 

Liverpool and Manchester City also have trips to Old Trafford in March coming nine days apart; So United may not win the title or reach the top four, but they can have a hand in their local rivals coming up short as well.

Copyright © 2014 | Soccer Without Limits. | All rights reserved.

Add a new comment