Barcelona: Why Chelsea's Juan Mata Should Be High on Camp Nou Transfer Targets

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Barcelona: Why Chelsea's Juan Mata Should Be High on Camp Nou Transfer Targets
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Barcelona have already made their move for what is sure to be one of the summer's biggest transfers with the swoop for Neymar, but recent reports indicate that their re-structuring of the attack is far from over.

El Economista is reporting (in Spanish) that Juan Mata is now the top priority for the Catalan side and that they are prepared to pay up to €20 million ($25 million, £17 million) for the Chelsea forward—plus a part-exchange involving Alexis Sanchez.

That might come as news to the Chilean who recently stated the club had told him they wanted him to stay (as per Sky Sports) but what is for sure is that Mata would be a magnificent addition to the quality on show at the Camp Nou.

Here are the reasons why Barcelona should pull out all the stops to sign the Spanish attacker.

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