French champions Paris Saint-Germain are preparing a whopping €41m offer for Chelsea playmaker Juan Mata, according to Goal.com.
Since the beginning of the season Mata has been out-of-favour at the Stamford Bridge under new manager Jose Mourinho.
For the last two seasons the Spanish playmaker has been voted as their best player by Chelsea's fans, but the Special One has left Mata as a second-choice, behind Brazilian midfielder Oscar.
Mourinho has cited Mata's lack of defensive work as the main reason for picking Oscar ahead of the Spaniard in the number 10 position.
All of this has been the reason of growing speculations around Mata and his future, with Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Valencia and PSG reportedly interested in signing the 25-year-old.
Chelsea are said to be willing to listen to offers, but don't want to sell Mata to a direct rival, which rules out a move to United and Spurs.
Valencia, Mata's former club, are cash-strapped, meaning they can't afford to re-sign the Spaniard.
PSG, on the other hand, have loads of money and even tried to sign Mata in the summer, but the transfer never happened.
Now the Paris club are preparing a bumper new offer for Chelsea in a bid to sign the out-of-favour Spanish star.
Yet Mata has stated he is happy at Chelsea and vowed to fight for his place in the starting XI.
“I am happy at Chelsea. I have always felt the support of the fans - in every game, on the street - I have felt the love from them. I try to play for them, score for them and make them happy. We have great support," he told Talksport last Wednesday.
“I want to play as much as I can, but if you want to win titles you need 24-25 players ready to play. Anyone can play any game."
There is a lot of time until the New Year, but if things don't change and Juan Mata finds himself warming the benches around England at Christmas, he could think twice if an offer from PSG really comes.
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