Three Spanish midfielders could be leaving the Premier League, and all of them are linked to one club.
According to a report from Mundo Deportivo, Arsenal star Santi Cazorla and Manchester United midfielders Ander Herrera and Juan Mata, who are represented by the same agents, have been all offered to Barcelona for a potential transfer this summer. Barcelona is not considering any of the offers, sources say.
Santi Cazorla, one of the biggest signings in Arsenal's recent memory, has undeniable talent as a playmaker and central midfielder, but has been plagued by injuries this season, losing a huge portion of the campaign due to various physical problems, which are a complicating factor in a potential transfer.
Juan Mata is one of the Premier League's best central attacking midfielders, and is at the top of the list of chances created and assists in almost every season. The 27-year-old is one of the key components in Louis Van Gaal's Manchester United squad, but the likely arrival of Jose Mourinho, who sold Mata to United when he was at Chelsea, could mean the end of Mata's career with the Red Devils. If he does leave, there will be no shortage of suitors, but he might not be the best fit at Barça because of his position.
The most interesting piece of the puzzle is Ander Herrera, who has been heavily linked with Barça back when he was becoming a star at Athletic Bilbao. In his second season with Man United, Herrera has never become a key component of the squad under Van Gaal, unable to find a position where he can thrive. He is still relatively young (26 years old), is a great passer with strong defensive capabilities, the sort of qualities Luis Enrique would look for in a potential new signing for the Blaugrana.
What do you think, Blaugranes? Are you interested in any of the three names? Can any of them have success with Barça?