Monday, August 22, 2011

Chelsea sign Juan Mata

After transfer rumor to Arsenal, Chelsea grab the opportunity to sign winger from Valencia, Juan Mata.Chelsea have released a statement via their website:
"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
Personal information
Full name Juan Manuel Mata GarcĂ­a
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
Club information
Current club Chelsea
Number 10
Youth career
1998–2003 Oviedo
2003–2006 Real Madrid