Manchester United midfielder Juan Manuel Mata is ready to leave the club for Spanish champions Barcelona this summer according to widespread reports coming out of the media in Spain.
Mata has a lot of suitors on the European football scene with his current contract at Manchester United gradually coming to its end.
The Spanish international playmaker has few months left on his contract with the Red Devils.
Recent reports claim that he has been offered a one-year contract extension with the option of an additional year but there are no guarantees that he will sign the new contract offer.
The specific publication from Sport claim that Juan Manuel Mata wants to join Spanish champions Barcelona this summer when his Manchester United contract expires.
Barcelona are not the only club keen to sign Juan Manuel Mata as a free transfer.
Clubs like Arsenal, Athletic Bilbao and Valencia have all been touted as a possible transfer destination for Mata.
The Gunners were linked with Mata during the winter transfer window mainly due to his close relationship with Arsenal boss Unai Emery.
Mata and Unai Emery enjoyed a very good working relationship at Spanish La Liga giants Valencia before he left to join West London giants Chelsea.
The Spaniard signed for Manchester United from Chelsea in January 2014.