Manchester United’s Juan Mata was subject to a sneaky jibe from his former boss Jose Mourinho earlier, as he claimed the attacking midfielder is a ‘luxury player’. However the Spaniard has hit back at the Portuguese man, and has the stats to back it up.
“I’ve scored as many goals for Manchester United in the Premier League as for Chelsea, but in something like 30 games less.” Mata said.
“In terms of scoring and assisting and I’m quite happy with the stats, and stats don’t lie. They are facts.”
“If a luxury player is a player who scores and assists and has good stats, then I’m happy to be a luxury player.”
As Mata said, the stats do not lie. He has been superb at the start of this season, and he always seems to contribute to a goal in some way, shape or form even when not playing well.
The Sapniard seems extremely happy with life at Old Trafford and Manchester in general, and the fans here absolutely adore him. What more could he ask for?