Originally Posted by Feņa14
Mata was actually pretty poor yesterday, I like him alot, but I don't think he's been as great as people like to make out. I think that has alot to do with him being the only creative player in an older team, who don't have genuine wide players to spread the opposition, and also being stuck out wide alot.
I agree with this, he's a good player so far but not a great one. I used to covet him for our midfield but not so much now. He's the kind of guy I would pay 10 mil for but not 20 plus.
He'll likely develop in a really good one in the end.