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Manchester United offer Juan Mata new contract

Manchester United offer Juan Mata new contract

Andrew Yates

Reuters

The Red Devils have confimed that Juan Mata has been offered a new deal, while Ander Herrera and Antonio Valenica are leaving the club.

Manchester United have offered Juan Mata a new contract.

The Spanish midfielder has been widely tipped to leave Old Trafford this summer, along with team mates Ander Herrera and Antonio Valencia, whose contracts are also set to expire this month.

And the in their latest list of released players, United confirmed that Herrera and Valencia are leaving the club, while Mata has been offered a new contract.

Mata, who joined the Red Devils from Chelsea in 2014, has been heavily linked with a move to Barcelona, which is reportedly the favoured option of the Spaniard. However, ESPN reports this Friday that its sources say that the 31-year-old is not a priority for the Catalan club.

While Mata considers his options for next season, compatriot Herrera is set to join PSG. Ecuador international, Valencia, who is currently training with his national team mates ahead of the Copa América, is reportedly a target of Galatasaray.

Ander Herrera is PSG bound.

United confirm first summer signing

Meanwhile, the Old Trafford outfit has confirmed their first summer signing, Swansea City winger Daniel James.

The 21-year-old Welsh international’s signing was confirmed by United this Friday, after both clubs agreed to a fee of £18 million (20 million euros).