Juan Mata has demanded that Manchester United bosses allow him to join Atletico Madrid.
That's according to friends of the Spanish midfielder.
If the reports turn out to be true, then Mata could be on his way to the Vicente Calderon Stadium.
'He's hoping to join up with Diego Simeone', said the source. 'The two of them have been on talking terms for a while now.'
The transfer is expected to be in the region of €33 million.
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