Tottenham won’t go for Juan Mata - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Tottenham Hotspur manager Andres Villas-Boas has recently admitted his side won’t be making an official approach for Chelsea playmaker Juan Mata – citing how the London rival would never consider selling to them.
‘Mata is a great player – player of the year last season, a very important player for Chelsea. But Chelsea wouldn’t sell to Tottenham in any way, as they think we are title contenders. They’re just not going to strengthen another team that, in their opinion, are rivals for the title.’
The 25-year old has only made one appearance in the side’s three Premier League games so far, which manager Jose Mourinho said was down to fatigue. However, many feel the Chelsea boss is planning to axe the Spanish international from the side – which has put a number of clubs around Europe on red alert.
Chelsea have recently signed Willian – a left-sided forward and attacking midfielder who can play in Juan Mata’s position. Th