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Juan Mata 2014-15 Performances

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6.0 Average rating
35 Appearances
10 Goals
4 Assists
2 Yellow cards
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  1. Jul 27, 2014
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    RDCR07 Not a bad guy (Whale Killer)

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    I really hope he can pick up where he is left off from last season. He was scoring in almost every game towards the end and just settling in. Hopefully a full pre-season with the team will work wonders for him. He is our best #10. And a brilliant take from him for his goal against AS Roma today.
  2. Jul 27, 2014
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    NMF Banned

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    Positive for me is he looks like our first choice no.10 don't want him shoehorned out wide.
  3. Jul 27, 2014
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    Like I said in the Rooney thread, I think both him and Rooney playing in their best positions will both have brilliant seasons. Hopefully Van Persie can stay fit as well because fit and on form there aren't many better world wide. That attacking trio, if they stay fit, can potentially be up there with the best attacks in the world. On paper it already is, but they just have to show it on the pitch.
  4. Jul 27, 2014
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    Offside Euro 2016 sweepstake winner

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    He's going to exceed the heights of 2012/13 when at Chelsea. Goals from midfield is something we have lacked for a while and he gives it.
  5. Jul 27, 2014
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    FromTheBench Full Member

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    I am not sure that the 3 are the ideal combo in this formation as in player types. But we'll see..immense quality there.
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    I don't know, people on here are a little too concerned about pace sometimes I think. While it is a huge advantage to be really fast, it's not the be all and end all. There's pace elsewhere and Rooney is no slouch, just not lighting quick. Quick play and quick and intelligent thinking has a much bigger impact for the speed the play, rather then a players actual pace. The 3 of them have brilliant movement and are such smart players, that even though there isn't somebody there who has blistering pace, I think they could still tear teams apart through their movement, skill, and just generally being so clinical.
  7. Jul 27, 2014
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    dsch Full Member

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    You always want the threat of pace behind the defence or they'll push up and squeeze. Don't doubt that they'd be able to carve teams open, but it would be a lot easier with a bit of real pace to keep the defence honest.
  8. Jul 28, 2014
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    Adnan Full Member

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    okLaptop1 Full Member

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    If we could get a holding midfielder to sit deeper so that Herrera can go forward and help attacks, then Mata will have a brilliant year.
  10. Jul 28, 2014
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    Xaviesta Full Member

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    Can't believe the crap written by Ian Ladyman in the daily mail today about Juan Mata.
  11. Jul 28, 2014
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    Gladiator Full Member

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    what did he say?
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    Xaviesta Full Member

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  13. Jul 28, 2014
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    Gladiator Full Member

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    to be fair he also said he wasn helped by the fact that Moyes didn seem to know how to use him but yeah, he could have worded things better
  14. Jul 28, 2014
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    Xaviesta Full Member

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    I thought he played well given the disjointed first half of the season he had.
  16. Jul 28, 2014
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    Kag Full Member

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    The 'Mata was poor' narrative is one of those baffling situations whereby journalists openly pursue agendas even though the evidence all points to the contrary. Mata was probably our best player from February onwards. It's not saying much, I know, but he demonstrated a lot of quality come the end.

    Best player at the club for my money.
  17. Jul 28, 2014
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    Adam-Utd Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    Mata need's to have bodies around him to play properly, he isn't an athetic player who is going to dribble passed 2 players, but give him a player to bounce the ball off or play a neat pass into and he will excel. As LVG stated he plays with his brain and not his legs, that run for the Roma goal was perfect with a great finish.
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    Aug 1, 2014
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    Adnan Full Member

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    Xaviesta Full Member

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    Such a loveable bloke that Juan Mata.
  20. Aug 1, 2014
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    If we continue to play him in the No10 role with Two strikers ahead of him, especially Rooney and RVP. The football at times is going to be breathtaking.
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    Adnan Full Member

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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    He looks weird without it.
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    Mockney Not the only poster to be named Poster of the Year

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    He looks fecking dreamy.
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    Ergh
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    Beard or no beard, he is one handsome fecker.
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    Isotope Full Member

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    I know he's new, but damn it, give him the fecking armband! I can feel it he'll be our modern Le King.
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    prarek Full Member

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    Cute version of Rooney.
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    FromTheBench Full Member

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    I am expecting a real big season from him.

    People forgetting how good he was for Chelsea under Benitez the season before last. Carried them at times into 4th.
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    Midnight1811 Banned

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    As the days go by, he looks more and more like the Rumpelstilskin from Shrek.

    [​IMG]

    Edit: Sorry for the big image.
  30. Aug 2, 2014
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    Raees Legal Guardian of the Football forums

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    He still looks a yard off the pace at the moment, but is still producing some quality moments. Vital we surround him with pace, so he doesn't have to be relied upon to beat players.
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    Godfather Full Member

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    Valenica 1:45:mad:

    Good game from Mata mind.
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    Eric'sCollar Asked for his wife's permission before signing up

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    Just from the clubs site. Looking forward to a full season of blogs and hugs.

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    Hold me...:drool:
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    gooDevil Worst scout ever

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    adexkola Arsenal supporter

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    Truedevil Full Member

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    :lol::nervous:
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    Boycott Full Member

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    Mata is way too classy for Chelsea.

    Thanks Mourinho!
  39. Aug 11, 2014
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    Mata, De Gea and Herrera have their United jackets on, Chicha doesn't.
  40. Aug 11, 2014
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    Eriksen Banned

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    He is probably the most likeable player in the Premier League. Even at Chelsea when he routinely destroyed us I couldn't hate him.
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