The Spanish veteran is now nearing the end of his contract and is set to become a free agent. Despite not appearing regularly under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the Red Devils have a plan for Mata.
The extension offer will see the 33-year-old cut his salary as a rotating player in the squad, but will pave the way for him to take on the role of a club off the pitch.
Manchester United reportedly believe Mata “fits in perfectly” as “future head of sports management” [H/T: SportWitness]”They are convinced that Mata ‘s understanding of the club’ s philosophy will play a big role in his role.
The introduction also adds that the former star of “Chelsea” and “Valencia” is seriously considering the possibility of accepting the offer of “Manchester United”. In recent months, he has also been linked with a move away from the club.
In total, Mata has made 273 appearances for the Red Devils since moving to Chelsea in 2014, scoring 51 goals and scoring another 47.
: Manchester United will not make a decision on Mata yet – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed last month that the club Մ Matan has yet to make a decision about his future. This season, the Spaniard has participated in all competitions only 18 times, becoming the author of 3 goals and assists.
Speaking about Mata’s future at Old Trafford, Solskjaer expressed:;
“I have continued the dialogue with Juan [Mata] : We will talk again soon. Of course, he did not play as much as he would have liked, it is a decision that we will make with him. “
“He manages his own future. He has been such a good servant for the club. But, of course, it is difficult, as I have said many times, to leave good players, good people out of the team. “
“It’s all about what he wants as the next step in his career [to] Is his career still playing here or is he going somewhere else? We have not yet made a final decision. “
Mata’s teammate Paul Pogba’s future is also the subject of much speculation, with only one year left on his current contract. Nemanja Matic is also linked with a move to Italy to reunite with former boss Jose Mourinho.