Mata keen to stay - Valencia

28 July 2011 04:42
Valencia technical secretary Bralui Vazquez says star midfielder Juan Mata is keen to stay at the Spanish side.[LNB] Mata, a World Cup winner with Spain and a European champion with the country's Under-21 side earlier this summer, has been linked with moves to Liverpool, Tottenham, Manchester City and Arsenal, with the Gunners reportedly close to sealing a deal for the forward this week.[LNB]But Valencia claim they do not intend to sell and say the player is happy at Mestalla.[LNB]"I hope that he will stay with Valencia and I think he will do so. We have not received any offers for him so far," Vazquez told regional sports daily SuperDeporte.[LNB]"However, we have a back-up plan in case he leaves. That's not just the case for Juan, though. We have a plan like that for every player. We have to be prepared if something happens."[LNB]Vazquez claimed Mata was relaxed amid all the speculation.[LNB]"Juan is very calm and doesn't get carried away. Of course, the rumours don't go unnoticed, but there is absolutely no doubt about his commitment to Valencia," he said.[LNB]

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