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Paris Saint-Germain will test Chelsea's resolve by bidding for Juan Mata, as per Simon Johnson at the London Evening Standard.
"[Jose] Mourinho insists that he doesn't want to sell Mata, however admitted that his and the club's 'door' is open to a transfer if the 25-year-old demands it," Johnson wrote. "The Spanish international has lost his position as a first team regular since Mourinho returned to the club."
To treat Mata with such disdain can only lead you to believe that there is something personal between him and Mourinho which has yet to be reported (that was the case initially with Iker Casillas, until the media received leaked information from a mole).
If you're not a fan of drama, let's say there is nothing personal between Mata and Mourinho.
It is purely tactical: Mata does not track back enough.
Well, Cristiano Ronaldo averaged 0.4 tackles per league game last season under Mourinho.
Why wasn't he told to run around and make tackles?
Mata obviously is not in Ronaldo's class but the Spaniard is Chelsea's reigning two-time Player of the Year, so it is unfortunate that he is being pushed out of the club.