TalkSport host Adrian Durham recently claimed that he had been informed that Juan Mata will join Arsenal at the end of this season on a free transfer when his current deal with Manchester United expires.
“I’ve just had a message… Juan Mata is going to Arsenal on a free.”
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— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) 9 November 2018
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The 30-year-old midfield playmaker has been a fine performer for both Chelsea and the Red Devils during his time in England and could now be set to impress for the Gunners too.
The 41-cap Spain international would certainly be a fine addition to the squad in place at the Emirates Stadium, and may well relish the opportunity to work with Arsenal boss Unai Emery again. Mata previously played under the Spaniard during their shared time at Valencia.
Many Arsenal fans certainly seem excited at the prospect of the midfield maestro arriving in north London, with 90% of those who took part in our poll voting in favour of the Gunners signing the Spaniard. See the full results below.