Red Devil’s interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has advised Spanish midfielder Juan Mata to remain at the Old Trafford as the club tries to work out his contract extension with agent.
According to Metro, the interim boss wants the 30yr midfielder to commit his future to the Old Trafford club. Mata will become a Bosman at the end of the season, but it remains to be seen whether the former Chelsea and Valencia midfielder will sign a new deal with Manchester United.
The same story reveals that the Mata’s 12 months extension clause was triggered by the Manchester club in the summer of 2017, and the Spanish midfielder is currently in the final 6 months of Manchester United contract. Solskjaer is believed to have held talk with the midfielder since his appointment as interim boss of the Red Devils and is reportedly beckoning on the player to extend his deal with the club.
The story further reveals that Mata’s father who is incidentally is his agent, is set to hold talks at Carrington with the Old Trafford hierarchy in the current week.
Mata has not been a regular fixture in the first team at Manchester United this season, with the playmaker having only started nine Premier League games so far.
However, he has scored two goals and made two assists in the top flight so far this term.