Mata, rumoured to be dispensable under the new Mourinho regime at Stamford Bridge, had been linked to Barcelona.
Mourinho according to the Daily Mirror would not sanction a move to Barcelona however. Mourinho has often picked fights with Barccelona, and he may well decide to spite the Blaugrana if they come calling for Mata.
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Liverpool have unveiled their new home kit for next season, sticking with the hugely popular retro styling of the current shirt.
The reputation of the Premier League means it is the most popular and one of the most watched leagues in the world.