In an interview with French TV channel, Canal+, Juan Mata has spoken about settling in to life at Manchester United.

“I’ve already had a tour around the city,” he said. “The other day I was having dinner with David Silva and he recommended a couple of places to me. I think there are several beautiful places in this city and now I get to discover another city in England.”

It is David de Gea who reassured Mata about the move to Manchester, so he was invited to speak in the interview.

“Now I’d like to present you to my friend, the one that has welcomed me here,” Mata said. “He does everything with me, he’s part of my security team, he takes me to get to know the training ground, he shows me the city, I present to you; David de Gea.”

Mata: Tell them about all the messages you have been sending me!

(both laugh)

De Gea: Yeah, I’m sure you had to get a phone and everything was a bit crazy. But it’s good that you are here and we have gotten you here. He’s a great player that will help the team a lot and knowing him as a person, he will also help in the dressing room and help the whole team grow.

Mata: We are going to be neighbours too, so that’s good!

De Gea: Yeah, I brought him to the nice part of the city

(both laugh)

Mata: He’s a realtor too!

Can They Score translated the interview: http://cantheyscore.com/2014/02/18/mata-interview-with-canal/




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