"An agreement has been reached with Valencia CF for the transfer to Chelsea of midfielder Juan Manuel Mata. The move is now subject to the player passing a medical and agreeing personal terms."
Mata joined Valencia from Real Madrid in 2007 and has emerged as one of their most important players. He was a part of the Spain squad which won the 2010 World Cup in South Africa and was also a key man this summer as Spain won the Under-21 European Championship in Denmark.
Who is Juan Mata
Full name Juan Manuel Mata García
Date of birth 28 April 1988 (age 23)
Place of birth Burgos, Spain
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Left Winger
Current club Chelsea
2003–2006 Real Madrid