Atletico Set Sights on Chelsea Midfielder Juan Mata

Spanish club Atletico Madrid are targeting to sign Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata, according to the Daily Star.

Atletico Madrid are set to avail the services of Spain international in January, as 25-year-old midfielder is battling to secure his first-team place in the Blues.

The reports claim, Los Colchoneros to opt a Loan deal for the Spaniard in January, though permanent deal would also be considered if Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho are willing to sell him.

The Blues are currently lacking in their attacking midfield areas, However Mourinho hinted to dive into the January transfer window for reinforcement.

It will be tricky for Mourinho to sell former Valencia star, unless he found a good replacement.