Sport Bayern Munich midfielder Toni Kroos

English champions may have to wait to sign the German star

Juan Mata in action on his debut for Manchester United against Cardiff
Toni Kroos

Transfer news: Pep Guardiola admits Manchester United target Toni Kroos could leave Bayern Munich

German midfielder could be in line for Old Trafford switch

Toni Kroos

Transfer news: Pep Guardiola hints that Bayern Munich could sell Toni Kroos to Manchester United

German international yet to reach new contract agreement with his club

Southampton's highly rated left-back Luke Shaw

Luke Shaw: Manchester United target would reportedly prefer Chelsea move

Move from Southampton may have to wait until summer

Mata doesn't take naturally do Mourinho's pressing tactics

Transfer news: Juan Mata arrival can lift the entire Manchester United squad and fill them with confidence, claims Gary Neville

Neville admits David Moyes' side have been flat this season but feels Mata's addition could boost their confidence and return them to where they were six months ago

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<p>Neat yet in some ways anonymous. Assisted Bastian Schweinsteiger well in midfield but provided little spark himself. 6</p>
Juan Mata says goodbye to Chelsea as a deal is finally reacher for his transfer to Manchester United

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Mata admits he is hungry for more success in his first interview since joining the reigning Premier League champions

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English champions could be set to offload their Portuguese star as move for Juan Mata develops

Juan Mata walks past Jose Mourinho after being substituted

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Former Manchester United player Gary Neville has said Mata does not fit into United's 'philosophy', however The Independent's Kevin Garside says the Spaniard is a good fit for David Moyes' side

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Club must figure out how to keep their best players if they miss out on next season's Champions League

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