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The Right Attitude!

The surprising exclusion, from the Spanish squad, of Juan Mata has prompted the kind of response from Juan that you would expect.

Mata, since being given a two week rest, has been in sublime form and we can only surmise that Spain`s loss is our gain, but returning to the point about missing the World Cup qualifiers against Belarus and France, Mata has commented,

"I was excited about these games and confident I would make the squad."

"I`ve not spoken to the manager. The only thing I can do is keep playing well in order for him to pick me."


As he surely will, meanwhile put your feet up this weekend and further re-charge those batteries as we attempt to make a transition season something of a special one.




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The Journalist

Writer: Merlin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday October 11 2012

Time: 4:36PM

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I hope this will motivate him not the opposite. He has been playing more better than Silva.
chuks09
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11/10/2012 17:31:00

Expect an angry & fresh Mata on saturday against Spurs.
chuks09
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11/10/2012 17:32:00

A fresh juan mata will be useful to us than a knackered one, I'll be glad if he regains his spot in the spain national team, mata right now is they key to our midfield along with some of our other midfield players, but he is the link.
Desmondadonis
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11/10/2012 18:29:00

i think mata is still our best player.......
hazardoushazard17
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11/10/2012 19:06:00

Even Torres was Surprise @ his omission.. Our Gain, Mata's
chuks09
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11/10/2012 19:28:00

Top man Mata. The model professional, someone needs to give Del Bosque a slap!
Hazzabee
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11/10/2012 19:45:00

Our gain but I know deep in Mata heart he will really want to join his international team mate, continue to play well for us man and you get back to the squad.
BluesArmy
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11/10/2012 20:25:00

Mata and Lamps. Great spokesmen for the Chels!
LampardsRightFoot
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12/10/2012 01:20:00

Its a zero sum game for us!
blue5
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12/10/2012 06:32:00

I can imagine if that was Lamps @ his prime (as Mata is) I wonder what response he'd have given?? *food for thought*
@Mq
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12/10/2012 08:07:00

He wont play for his country, chelsea gain from the rest that will run Spurs and Manchester down.
Kendemsblue
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12/10/2012 08:44:00

Even Torres was only on the bench
Kendemsblue
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13/10/2012 07:54:00

Spent 32m to bring Hazard to Chelsea and yet the little Spaniard remains the chief source of inspiration for the team. Great footballer, great character. I can stand to see Hazard leave for Spanish shores one day, but I hope to God we hold on to this lad.
Carefree_1990
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14/10/2012 14:02:00

I only see great days to come. Imagine that the trio of Mata, Oscar and Hazard click. Just a nightmare to the opposing defenders and just see them becoming great for chelsea.
Kendemsblue
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15/10/2012 08:41:00

The right attitude will bring the wins to maintain the top.
Kendemsblue
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16/10/2012 09:07:00

 

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