How Five Man United Players Reacted To Juan Mata Contract Announcement

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Juan Mata has agreed a two-year contract extension with Manchester United with an option of a further year.

His teammates have reacted to the news that Juan Mata has extended his stay at Old Trafford.

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Reacting to his new deal, the 31-year-old took to Instagram to post an image of himself in the new shirt for 2019/20, saying he wants to help United out of the current predicament.

He posted: “Because we are going through difficult times, it is of the greatest importance to me to extend my commitment to @manchesterunited.

“It is also the right time for me to say loud and clear that the feeling of being a Manchester United player is something very special. Unique. I am really proud and excited to sign a new contract, and will keep trying my best to help bring the club back to where it belongs.”

In response, a number of United teammates commented on the post, nodding their approval of the latest extension.

Marcus Rashford, Luke Shaw and Chris Smalling simply posted heart emojis, while Diogo Dalot said: “Vamoooos Juanito!!!”

David de Gea said: “My man” while outgoing captain Antonio Valencia sent his congratulations.

Former defender Daley Blind also supported the news, posting several clapping emojis.

On completion of the new contract, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said: “Juan is the ultimate professional and one of the most intelligent players I have worked with.

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“I am delighted that he has signed a new contract, as I know that his talent and mentality will be invaluable to the squad.”

This article was most recently revised and updated 4 years ago

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