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Twitter Reacts To Bizarre Juan Mata Substitution In Manchester United Win

Juan Mata was deeply unhappy to be substituted off for Manchester United today.

The Spaniard, himself only appearing off the bench after the first half in United’s victory over Leicester, was taken off for Henrikh Mkhitaryan deep into the second period.

Given that Mata has been linked with a United exit since Jose Mourinho took charge at Old Trafford, we can only expect such rumours to intensify over the coming days.

Nevertheless, Mata remains a popular figure among United fans, who see the former Chelsea player as a tidy playmaker and an asset in the middle of the field.

Indeed, as United have added to their attacking options over the course of the summer, a player of Mata’s imagination and speed of thought could make the Red Devils all the more dangerous.

Consequently, Mourinho’s decision to withdraw Mata proved quite unpopular.

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Callum Connolly, Pundit Arena.

Author: The PA Team

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