mata 8

Juan Mata has been given the number 8 shirt to wear at Manchester United, replacing Anderson who left the club on loan earlier this month.

“I think no.8 is a great number,” said Mata at an unveiling press conference at Carrington. “I like the number. I know seven is iconic here. I was speaking with David [Moyes] about it and we decided eight is a good number for me. Hopefully it will bring me luck.”