“He’s a goal-scorer” – Man United man reacts to out-of-favour star’s performance against Chelsea

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Manchester United hero Gary Neville praises star attacker Juan Mata for his superb finish in Sunday afternoon’s 2-2 draw with rivals Chelsea.

The former England international heaped praise on the Spaniard for his precise strike in United’s 1-all draw with the Blues on Sunday.

United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer decided to start the little attacker for the visit of Chelsea to Old Trafford in the Premier League top-four encounter.

The Spain international justified his return to the starting line up in the 11th minute of the clash when the playmaker netted from close range after great work from full-back Luke Shaw and Belgium international striker Romelu Lukaku.

The 31-year-old playmaker scored his third goal in the Premier League this season in only his 15th start of the season so far.

His colleague David De Gea undid the playmaker’s good effort when the Red Devils shot stopper diverted Antonio Rudiger’s kick into the path of left back Marcos Alonso, who made no error with the precise rebound.

Former United star Neville was highly impressed with the attacker’s decisive striker, and called the former Chelsea playmaker a goal-scorer while talking to Sky Sports.

The Spanish attacking midfielder Juan Mata is faced with uncertain as regards his future at Manchester United with his current deal set to run out at the end of the English Premier League campaign.

The ex-Valencia attacking midfielder has won the Emirates FA Cup, the UEFA Europa League and the Capital One Cup since his switch to Old Trafford from former Premier League champions Chelsea back in January 2013.

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