Jose Mourinho wishes Juan Mata well as rivals hit out at Manchester United F.C. move

Manchester United have reportedly made a club record bid of £37 million ($61m, 44.6m euro) for Chelsea's Juan Mata.

updated: January 25, 2014 01:52 IST
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho wished midfielder Juan Mata well on Friday ahead of his impending record transfer to Manchester United as rival Premier League managers slammed the timing of the move.

"We are convinced that he is going to do well. Manchester United pay a record fee because they know he is a player that can be important for them, it is not a gamble," Mourinho told a news conference on Friday, with the deal still to be formally completed.

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