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£26m Spanish Arsenal target aware of interest

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Juan Mata has moved to distance himself from rumours of a transfer to Arsenal, with the Valencia forward insisting all transfer discussions are up to the club.

Mata has maintained through the summer that he is happy at Valcencia, telling reporters: "I have never said I want to leave.

"From here to August 31, if there are any offers then the first to know about it will be the club. I never said I wasn't happy here.


 

"There's no point speaking about suppositions. I like to talk about realities. I am very relaxed because if there is anything, the club will assess it.”

Arsenal were said to be nearing a bid for the star worth £26 million, according to the Metro, but Mata insists that he won’t be listening to the rumours in the papers.

"For me, isolating myself is no problem," he said.

"I already went through it at the World Cup and at the European Under-21 Championship.

"I know the boss said something yesterday [about the possibility of me leaving], but I am not aware of any offer having arrived."

Arsenal, along with Manchester United, are still both targeting Mata, with Arsene Wenger attracted to the Spaniard’s young age of 23, while Ferguson is on the lookout for a midfielder to replace outgoing Paul Scholes.

But Arsenal appear to be more interested in Mata, with the youngster able to play in the wing position, and Ferguson already facing selection problems with four top players for that particular position.

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