Manchester United have opened talks with Juan Mata and Ander Herrera over new contracts.
Mata, 30, and Herrera, 29, are out of contract in the summer and free to negotiate terms with rival clubs in the January transfer window if they enter the last six months of their existing deal.
Spain midfielder Juan Mata is set to leave Manchester United for free in the summer and join Arsenal. (Source: talkSPORT) pic.twitter.com/F9fbEB6DNR
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However, the MEN comprehends United have opened discourse with Mata and Herrera’s representatives trying to keep them at Old Trafford past 2019.
Ashley Young is the main other United player out of agreement in June and without the alternative of an extra year and the club has offered the 33-year-old a one-year deal.
Manchester United are in discussions with Ashley Young over a new one-year contract for the defender. (Source: SkySports) pic.twitter.com/frQF70D0Hp
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Mata became United’s club-record signing in a £37.1million move from Chelsea in January 2014 and Herrera arrived later that year for £29m from Athletic Bilbao.
Young generated interest from Watford, Swansea, West Ham and Everton midway through Mourinho’s first season but has cemented himself as a first-teamer over the last year at left-back and right-back. Young is currently keeping club captain Valencia on the sidelines.