Top 10: Best benchwarmers in world football (10)

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2: Juan Mata | Chelsea

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Probably the most talked about case of a regular starter seeing his stock dramatically drop, Mata has had to endure a difficult start to the season under Jose Mourinho.

The Special One has repeatedly claimed that Mata is in his plans, but has yet to consistently play him as a first-choice player. 

Mata is truly a world-class act and, unless he can force his way into the Chelsea side for the long-term, he would make a brilliant addition to any rival club. 

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