Juan Mata has signed a brand new one-year contract at Manchester United, with that settlement retaining him out of the free agent pool and at Outdated Trafford till the summer season of 2022.
The 33-year-old World Cup winner had seen his earlier take care of the Purple Devils expire on the finish of June.
Discussions concerning recent phrases had, nevertheless, been going down for a while and a long-serving member of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad might be sticking round for a ninth season.
In a press release on the membership’s official web site, the Purple Devils mentioned: “Manchester United is delighted to announce Juan Mata has agreed a one-year contract, retaining him at Outdated Trafford till June 2022.
“The 33-year-old accomplished a switch from Premier League rivals Chelsea in January 2014 and has since made 273 appearances as a Purple, scoring 51 targets within the course of.
“His spectacular tally of strikes features a memorable brace towards Liverpool at Anfield in 2015 and an all-important equaliser within the victorious 2016 Emirates FA Cup remaining versus Crystal Palace.
“Dubbed a magician on the pitch and a gentleman off it, Mata has turn into one of the fashionable gamers in latest United historical past and he’s extremely revered by all of his team-mates.
“The World Cup winner’s affect on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s younger, bettering squad is invaluable and the supervisor continues to be an enormous supporter of the fleet-footed Spaniard.
“Whereas his 2020-21 season was restricted to 18 appearances, partly as a result of private circumstances, Mata’s contribution remained and he was notably considered one of six Reds to win our Participant of the Month awards, alongside Edinson Cavani, Bruno Fernandes, Paul Pogba, Marcus Rashford and Luke Shaw.
“With a brand new one-year contract agreed and pre-season coaching about to start out at Carrington, Juan is raring to go in what might be his ninth marketing campaign at United.
“Congratulations in your new deal, El Mago.