Previous
Real Madrid
Tottenham Hotspur
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Apoel Nicosia
Borussia Dortmund
ESPN3 6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Manchester City
Napoli
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Feyenoord Rotterdam
Shakhtar Donetsk
ESPN3 6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
NK Maribor
Liverpool
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Spartak Moscow
Sevilla FC
ESPN3 6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
RB Leipzig
FC Porto
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
France U17
Spain U17
1
2
FT
Game Details
Iran U17
Mexico U17
2
1
FT
Game Details
England U17
Japan U17
0
0
LIVE 62'
Game Details
Mali U17
Iraq U17
2
0
LIVE 61'
Game Details
Next
France U17France U17
Spain U17Spain U17
1
2
FT
Game Details

Nice face a season of struggle

France
Read

Chelsea must adapt without Kante

Chelsea
Read
Iran U17Iran U17
Mexico U17Mexico U17
2
1
FT
Game Details

Valencia confirm Mata to join Chelsea

Valencia have confirmed that midfielder Juan Mata has reached an agreement with Chelsea and he is expected to be unveiled in London on Monday.

• AVB: Modric pursuit not up to me
• Redknapp mulls Modric sale
• Chelsea complete Lukaku deal
• Wenger rules out Mata deal

Mata, 23, had long been linked with a move to Arsenal, but with the expiration of a clause that allowed him to leave the club for €20 million last month, Chelsea swooped and have captured the Spanish international for a fee believed to be around €30 million.

A statement from Valencia read: "Valencia has reached an agreement in principle with Chelsea FC for the transfer of the player Juan Manuel Mata. The agreement is subject to the relevant medical tests."

A Chelsea statement confirmed the news: ''An agreement has been reached with Valencia CF for the transfer to Chelsea of midfielder Juan Manuel Mata. The move is now subject to the player passing a medical and agreeing personal terms.''

Barcelona B star Oriol Romeu and Belgian youngster Romelu Lukaku have recently been added to the Blues' squad but, as a member of the Spain squad that won the World Cup in 2010 and the European Under-21 Championships this summer, Mata adds real quality.

The midfielder, at the club since 2007, scored eight times and claimed 12 assists following the sales of David Villa to Barcelona and David Silva to Manchester City and Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas said on Saturday: "He's a player who scores and assists and he can add to any squad in the world. He's not our player but he's an interesting player ... a very good player.''

Catch action from every Barclays Premier League match on your mobile for FREE on the enhanced ESPN Goals app (UK only).

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.