PICTURE: Juan Mata officially handed squad number 8 at United

Today, Juan Mata had his official press conference since joining Manchester United for a club record of £37.1million, alongside manager David Moyes. It was rumoured through many parts of the media that Mata would take the famous number 7 shirt at Old Trafford and continue a trait of legends, but it has now been confirmed that the latest signing from Chelsea will wear number 8, formally the number of Anderson.

Juan Mata at Manchester United

David Moyes was more than happy to unveil United’s latest signing and hopeful that he can help during the clubs aim for that forth place in the Premier League this season.

Welcome Juan Mata, a great signing for the club.

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