London, Aug 26: Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has refused to rule out the possibility of a swap deal with Manchester United involving their player Juan Mata and Old Trafford striker Wayne Rooney.
According to metro.co.uk, Mata’s future has been the subject of talks over the summer, and although Mourinho previously denied suggestion of his sale, Willian’s arrival at Stamford Bridge has further clouded the Spaniard’s role with the Blues.
The former Valencia man was considered as a swap in Chelsea’s first bid for Rooney, but the club insisted the offer was a straight cash deal, the report said.
Meanwhile, Mourinho said that Man United had them self not asked for Mata in exchange of Rooney. (ANI)