Juan Mata has voiced his delight at returning to Carrington to begin pre-season training ahead of the 2018/19 campaign.
The Spaniard made 40 appearances for Manchester United last season but his influence in the starting XI was largely diminished by the almost constant presence of Jesse Lingard and Alexis Sanchez from January onwards.
He will have a chance to impress in the absence of Lingard and Marcus Rashford on the club’s pre-season tour, which kicks off against Club America on July 20.
Mata took to social media to express his enthusiasm at returning to Carrington after a summer break.
Back @ManUtd #MUFC pic.twitter.com/V7W8qazyXS
— Juan Mata García (@juanmata8) July 11, 2018
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