Juan Mata has signed a new one-year contract with Manchester United.
The Spanish midfielder, who was signed from Chelsea in 2014, has made 273 appearances for United, scoring 51 goals and registering 47 assists.
He became a free agent when his contract ran out on Wednesday. But United have confirmed that Mata has signed a new deal at the club until June 2022.
A statement read: ‘Manchester United is delighted to announce Juan Mata has agreed a one-year contract, keeping him at Old Trafford until June 2022.
Dubbed a magician on the pitch and a gentleman off it, Mata has become one of the most popular players in recent united history and he is highly respected by all of his teammates.
The 33-year-old featured only 18 times for United last season,
The announcement for the 33-year-old’s extension follows Thursday’s confirmation that the club had reached an agreement with Borussia Dortmund for England forward Jadon Sancho in a deal worth £73m.