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Juan Mata on verge on €27m move to Chelsea from Valencia

Juan Mata is on the verge of joining Chelsea from Valencia for a fee of €27m (£23.5m). Mata spoke to André Villas-Boas during the day and the Chelsea manager explained the role he has in mind for the attacking midfielder. Lawyers are finalising details on the deal, which is expected to be definitively closed on Saturday. The Chelsea manager had admitted this week: "We might just add a number in midfield."

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nieuwland141894d ago

I hope he joins chelsea he would be a great addition!

kane_lfc1894d ago

He would be a great buy for Chelsea as he would add the much needed pace to the team and add more creativity

guigsy1894d ago

What happened to Arsenal signing Mata? Don't tell me that £23 million is too much for Wenger's tastes.

Mozilla891894d ago

It was only a Mata of time! :p


Oh great, I guess the British press have their new headline for tommorow morning.

kane_lfc1894d ago

Anyway its official now Chelsea have agreed a fee with Valencia for Mata.

sokrates1893d ago

good buy. Not a good thing for Spanish football. Its only Barca and Real who manage to keep their players.

mastiffchild1893d ago

Same everywhere Sokrates, same everywhere. Hell, I can recall Chelsea and Real also having to sell players(to each other oddly enough) when they didn't want to and with Valencia's troubled finances is it any shocjk a player mooted to be leaving all summer is doing so?

Whatever, I just think there's always been Real and Barca and then everyone else in Spain and it's only going to change(maybe Malaga? IDK just how wealthy their regime really is)when Spain gets clubs with the kind of backing Chelsea and now City have breaking the monopolies of the past.