Chelsea attempt to agree new deal with Mata

Chelsea have opened negotiations over offering Juan Mata a new contract to ward off interest from potential suitors.

Chelsea have opened negotiations over offering Juan Mata a new contract to ward off interest from potential suitors.

According to ESPN, the Blues want to extend Mata's contract until 2018 and are prepared to raise his salary from £70,000-a-week to £100,000.

Boss Jose Mourinho recently stated during a press-conference on Chelsea's pre-season tour that the club have no players to sale.

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