Man United attacker plays down talks of La Liga return

Manchester United star Juan Mata has revealed that he is not even considering a potential return to the La Liga at the moment, according to reports from the Daily Mail.

The 27-year-old emerged from the Real Madrid youth academy to feature for their B side before eventually signing for Valencia.

He was then lured to the Premier League by current champions Chelsea back in 2011, but failed to hold down a regular role, joining United in 2014.

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Mata has now become one of the key players for manager Louis van Gaal after impressing on the right flank so far this term.

When he was asked about a possible return to Spain, the midfielder admitted that he is very happy at Old Trafford and is not thinking about any sort of exit.

“Right now I don’t even think about it. I miss family, my friends, but for I’m very happy in Manchester. I have the feeling that I have just arrived here and I still have many things to do,” he said.

The Spain international has so far featured 13 times in all competitions this term, scoring four goals while providing another six assists.