Mourinho refuses to rule out Mata swap for Rooney
London: Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has refused to rule out the possibility of a swap deal with Manchester United involving their player Juan Mata and Old Trafford striker Wayne Rooney.
According to metro.co.uk, Mata`s future has been the subject of talks over the summer, and although Mourinho previously denied suggestion of his sale, Willian`s arrival at Stamford Bridge has further clouded the Spaniard`s role with the Blues.
The former Valencia man was considered as a swap in Chelsea`s first bid for Rooney, but the club insisted the offer was a straight cash deal, the report said.
Meanwhile, Mourinho said that Man United had them self not asked for Mata in exchange of Rooney.
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