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Mata - Bayern Bound?

Mata - Bayern Bound?

If, come this time next year, Juan Mata is still a Chelsea player, I`ll eat my proverbial hat.

Today there is strong speculation, in the Sunday Mirror, that Juan could be on the way to the Allianz Arena.

It`s reported that Pep Guardiola is keen to land the talented player as he reshapes the already formidable Bavarian side into something that resembles his own unique style of football.

Guardiola, it is also said, won`t be making a bid this January as Mata is already cup-tied when it comes to the Champions League.

A fee of £20 million is mentioned with it also being intimated that although Mourinho and Guardiola are not the best of mates, Mourinho would sanction the sale come next summer.

Your thoughts would be most appreciated.

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Writer:Merlin
Date:Sunday January 12 2014
Time: 12:43PM

Comments

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if the £20m mooted is anything to go by then goodnews for yer merlin; your hat stays safe and uneaten, come this time next year! 'Nuff said.
HGH Magic
12/01/2014 12:59:00
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At £20 million you'd want a lot of ketchup to swallow such a bid, never mind a hat. A realistic bid would be £35 million, & that is only because he's not an automatic pick. But you never know, one or two injuries & he could find himself starting every game & winning..- well who knows what? Might be hard to leave with a 2nd C.L. medal in his pocket.
analooish
12/01/2014 13:12:00
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or minus 40 by 5 … 35 million
StamfordDLion
12/01/2014 13:15:00
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2 x 20 Million is more realistic.
StamfordDLion
12/01/2014 13:15:00
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if mata goes to byern then he is a big joker, staying with cfc and fight for your position is better than going to bench warmer at byern.
habbo
12/01/2014 13:26:00
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to be a bench warmer
habbo
12/01/2014 13:28:00
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Mata, only 35 mil? Nope.
zg2000fs
12/01/2014 14:33:00
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Offer to low..... 45million ??
DonDhammih
12/01/2014 14:48:00
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We can send Mata to vitesse for their title push . just kidding. I do feel mata can be rotated more with oscar. but idk y jm never uses him.
Blue Krusaders
12/01/2014 14:49:00
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White elephant rumours!
blue5
12/01/2014 14:58:00
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White elephant rumours!
blue5
12/01/2014 15:02:00
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Nonsense. If he cannot bench Oscar or Willian here so he is going to bench muller, gotze , ribery or Roben ? What bullsht. The guy needs to seat tight and fight for his place here. The grass is not greener on the Bayern side were competition is more fierce
Dwonder
12/01/2014 15:34:00
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Not happening!! As you were..........
syed230183_chelseafc
12/01/2014 15:57:00
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If Mata doesn't want to leave,he's not the man I thought he was.Game after game sitting on the bench,with Jose having no interest in him,the bloke has to leave.One plus point for him if he stayed is that he would be very fresh for the World Cup as he'll not have played any football.That's if he's picked.
THEBREEZE
12/01/2014 16:11:00
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£20m is ok for a bench warmer. Let him go. Free Mata. I'm sure another club will appreciate him.
foreign_viewer
12/01/2014 16:22:00
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Dortmund would be better for Mata or maybe a return to Valencia..
foreign_viewer
12/01/2014 16:24:00
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Who wants to know how good a troll is at Football Manager, huh? LOLest ;)
HGH Magic
12/01/2014 18:42:00
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Haaa . I was one of the first to explain why Mata doesn't fit the JM system and now he is on the way out. I weakly doubt Bayern is the destination, but 20 M is an insult. No way he is moving for that. If he doesn't move in January surely he will this summer. Now let's get Matic and put him with MVG or Luiz.
lamarochs
12/01/2014 18:59:00
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Mata for £20m is a joke. The annoying thing is, Jose never plays Mata as the #10 - a position he tends to shine, he is clearly struggling on the wings, I dont just get it tbh.
SameX
12/01/2014 20:24:00
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Problem for players like Mata is you have to be a Maradona/Messi/Baggio/Zidane/Del Piero. Otherwise like Riquelme, Rivaldo, Aspirilla, and Zola....you are that exceptional talent that is only good for teams that are 3rd/4th place. Mata's biggest problem will be finding a big team where he can command a regular jersey. Barca, City, Real, Bayern while Arsenal and Atletico are questionable so maybe United, Dortmund. Not even sure at Juventus. His only realistic chance is to buckle down and work on his defense here at Chelsea. Get that going and lock down a spot....work after training. Otherwise how do you dislodge Iniesta and how is he going to ward off the likes of Koke in the national team?
OCBlues
12/01/2014 21:31:00
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