Jose Mourinho: This is the truth about Juan Mata’s move from Chelsea to Manchester United
Mata left Chelsea for Manchester United in a controversial £37million move in January 2014.
It was reported at the time Mourinho was behind Mata’s sale after freezing him out at Stamford Bridge, but he has insisted otherwise.
“First of all I didn’t sell him, because my job is not to buy and sell,” Mourinho said.
“My job is to coach, to work on the pitch and advise my boards about the transfer policy. I don’t like to buy and sell.
“He was one who asked to leave, and when a player asks to leave you obviously have to think twice.
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