PFA Nominees: Juan Mata
- Name: Juan Mata
- Age: 24
- Date of Birth: 28 April 1988
- Team: Chelsea FC
- Nationality: Spanish
Mata has had a fine 2012/13 season which started when he represented Spain at the London Olympics.
The Spaniard has demonstrated his ability to not only create goals but also score them himself, he has scored 18 goals in total from midfield this season in all competitions.
In Mata’s first season at Chelsea he won the Champions League and is hoping to win the Europa League this season.
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