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Juan Mata admits 'surreal' playing for Man Utd

Juan Mata says it feels 'surreal' playing for Manchester United.

The Spaniard is now one of the club's current longest serving players, having joined the club in 2014.

"The feeling of being a player at Manchester United is really special and almost unique in football," he said on Amazon Prime docuseries Living Abroad.

"At times it seems surreal that in the morning I put on that shirt to train, that I play in the stadium where players like Eric Cantona, George Best, David Beckham, Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes have played.

"People I watched from a long way away as a kid and especially that generation of Beckham, Scholes, Giggs and now I'm playing in their team and I'm so proud of that."

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