Valencia striker Soldado: Mata will be Chelsea star
He said: "Mata is a great person, a great player, and someone who helps create a good atmosphere in the dressing-room.
"On the pitch he really contributed to our success and he is a big loss for us. We all hoped he would stay.
"But he has gone to a club of enormous potential. They are among the top four clubs in the world and it's a great opportunity for him."
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