Manchester United midfielder set to join Turkish giants in summer move

Turkish media are suggesting that Juan Mata is on the verge of completing a move from Manchester United to Fenerbahce. Turkish journalist Ahmet Ercanlar claims that club’s president Ali Koc is ‘confident of signing’ Mata after opening talks this week with the Red Devils.

“Fener are looking to replace Max Kruse, who terminated his contract with the Turkish club last month, and Ercanlar insists Mata is their first-choice target,” a video translater by Sport Witness claims. “It’s reported further talks between the two sides will commence in the next few weeks and that the Yellow Canaries are confident [of] signing him.”

The report also claims that Mata is ready to leave United this summer. The Spaniard’s playing time has been seriously limited since the arrival of Bruno Fernandes, having played only 19 minutes since the return of the Premier League in June. The 32-year-old would like to continue playing towards the end of his career.