Premier League: Juan Mata celebrates a aim for Manchester United.© AFP
Juan Mata has signed a brand new one-year cope with Manchester United to maintain him at Old Trafford till June 2022, the Premier League membership introduced on Friday. The 33-year-old Spain worldwide joined from Chelsea in 2014 and has made 273 appearances for United, scoring 51 objectives. “Dubbed a magician on the pitch and a gentleman off it, Mata has grow to be one of the crucial in style gamers in current United historical past and he’s extremely revered by all of his team-mates,” the membership stated in an announcement.
“The World Cup winner’s affect on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s younger, bettering squad is invaluable.”
On a busy day at Old Trafford, United introduced former England goalkeeper Tom Heaton again to the membership for a second spell after he left Aston Villa in June.
The 35-year-old graduated from United’s youth academy earlier than transferring onto Cardiff in 2010.
Heaton, who additionally performed for Bristol City and Burnley, agreed a two-year deal at United, with the choice for an extra 12 months.
“For me to have the chance to come back again after spending 13 nice years right here as a child, it is an unimaginable feeling and I’m actually excited to get began,” Heaton stated.
United additionally introduced on Friday that goalkeeper Lee Grant has signed a one-year contract extension to maintain him on the membership till 2022.
Grant, 38, joined United from Stoke in 2018 and has since made two appearances.
Heaton and Grant will present cowl for David De Gea and Dean Henderson, who shared the primary alternative keeper’s function final season.
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