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It said: “We are deeply saddened by the loss of Juan Mata’s mother Marta Garcia, I think of you and your family, Juan”

Close friends Bruno Fernandes, David De Gea and Ander Herrera went to Instagram on Monday afternoon to share pictures with Mata showing their love and support

Goalkeeper De Gea has embraced his post with a heart of love and ex-United midfielder Herrera wrote “siempre” which means “forever”

So much so that they were on their way to the stadium before every game and she texted him regularly during the game so he could see her message after full time

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Juan Mata’s mother Marta Garcia, I think of you and your family, Juan ❤️ picTwittercom / dvJnXiwQBw

He told Manutdcom in 2019: “My mom was always more concerned about my physical well-being than about the result during a game

“That’s why I always call her now when I’m on the bus on the way to the stadium. Always

“It’s a ritual that we both enjoy and that for me also represents an additional source of motivation: ‘Watch out, have fun shooting and try not to get hurt’ are always her words

“I will always do everything in my hands to make her happy. She deserves it more than anyone”

However, in 2018 she performed together with the mothers of the Spaniards David Silva and Javi Martinez to prepare their sons’ favorite dishes

Chef Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed that he had “been gone for a while” but did not provide any further details about his absence – although it was believed that this could have been for personal reasons

The ex-Chelsea star played as a late submarine in the 4-0 win at Real Sociedad and at home in Newcastle

But he sustained an injury late last month and has not been with the Red Devils since

His current contract with Old Trafford expires this season, although United have a 12 month extension option The Italian trio Juventus, Inter Milan and Roma really want to sign him

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