Twitter reaction: Comedy gold breakdowns of Chelsea fans about Mata’s United move

by Sam Peoples

Jose Mourinho this afternoon confirmed that Chelsea had given permission for Juan Mata to have a medical at Manchester United ahead of a transfer to Old Trafford that is expected to be completed before our game against Cardiff City on Tuesday.

If you had asked any United fan only 72 hours ago if we were going to sign Mata then you would have got a lot of resounding ‘no’ responses. However, somehow, we’ve managed to secure Chelsea’s best player of the past two years. What a coup that is.

Of course, Chelsea fans are up in arms about the deal and the breakdown of some Chelsea fans on Twitter is almost as enjoyable as Mata signing for United.

Here are some of the best ones (we saved the best until last…)

Yes, we’re all crying with joy.

Chelsea fans calling a player a mercenary? Irony has hit a dizzy new height.

And the pièce de résistance…

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