Pep Guardiola wants Chelsea’s Mata – Spanish Report - originally posted on Soccerlens.comChelsea’s Juan Mata has been the subject of increasingly varied transfer speculation in recent months; and now, according to the Spanish Press, Bayern Munich are the latest club looking into the possibility of signing the Spaniard.
Pep Guardiola is known to be a fan of Mata, and according to Spanish newspapers AS and Marca (via Bild), the former Barcelona boss is eager to snap up the 25-year-old.
Mata has been marginalised under the reign of returning boss, Jose Mourinho; and despite returning to the first team in recent weeks, is still not considered to be an essential player by the Portuguese.
The news of Bayern’s interest will not be welcomed by the Blues faithful, who still hold Mata with high regard, and remain perplexed by their manager’s treatment of last year’s ‘Chelsea Player of the Year’.
Mata meanwhile must be assessing his options, what with the World Cup fast approaching. With suc...