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Infographic: Juan Mata outperforming Eden Hazard

It appeared evident that Juan Mata was not part of Jose Mourinho’s plans when the Portuguese manager took the Chelsea job for a second time.

For someone named Chelsea POTY for two consecutive seasons prior to Mourinho arrival it came as a huge surprise and Mata’s transfer to Manchester United was totally unexpected. To say we were thrilled would be an understatement and since playing a more central role this season he has added goals to his game.

It may come as a shock but Mata’s productivity since joining Manchester United has in actual fact exceeded Chelsea golden boy Eden Hazard in the same spell.

Hazard-and-Mata

Opta powered fantasy football game www.oulala.com have collated each of the player’s Premier League stats since Mata’s £37.1m transfer in January from Chelsea to Manchester United and they make for some interesting reading as seen above.

Lets all have a round of applause for David Moyes who flew little Mata to Manchester in a fancy helicopter. Up yours, Jose.

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