Juan Mata tweets ahead of Chelsea showdown after Manchester United training

Juan Mata

Chelsea will host Manchester United at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Saturday.

The Manchester United players have been training today ahead of tomorrow’s crunch Premier League clash against Chelsea away from home in London.

United will on the league leaders at Stamford Bridge and will be determined to pick up all three points in order to make a late challenge for the title.

The Red Devils will head into the encounter placed third in the Premier League table with 65 points from 32 matches, eight points behind Chelsea, who have played a fewer game.

Tomorrow’s encounter will be a special one for United attacking midfielder Juan Mata, who will play against his former club.

The Spain international moved to the Manchester outfit from Chelsea in January 2014, and this will be the first time that he will play against the Blues at the Bridge since then.

Mata has been an important player for Louis van Gaal’s United team this season, scoring eight goals and creating 34 chances in 27 Premier League appearances.

The former Valencia star was training hard and with intensity today, as he prepared to lead United to a win against Chelsea in London.

After training, the 26-year-old made the following post on Twitter:

Register for MANCHESTER UNITED team updates

Register for CHELSEA team updates

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch