From the Back Pages, January 26: Juan Mata lands at Manchester United – with more to follow

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Manchester United confirmed the signing of Juan Mata for a club-record fee of £37.1 million on Saturday night, potentially kicking off a frantic last week of the transfer window for the English champions. (The Independent)

Chelsea fans grieve for their Spanish Zola. While most Chelsea fans will not question Jose Mourinho, they are sorry to see Juan Mata join Manchester United, writes Henry Winter. (The Telegraph)

MANCHESTER UNITED finalised their £37million signing of Chelsea’s Juan Mata yesterday – and will this week bid to secure Wayne Rooney for the rest of his career. (The Express)

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is ready to swoop for Spanish super starlet Saul Niguez, writes Alan Nixon in the Sunday People. (The Mirror)

Luke Shaw could become English football’s most expensive defender as soon as this week. Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea are all hovering around the left back - who could yet break into England’s World Cup squad. (Daily Mail)

Everton’s Bryan Oviedo suffered what his manager, Roberto Martínez, said appeared to be a double fracture of his left leg during Saturday night’s FA Cup tie against Stevenage, raising fears about the 23-year-old midfielder’s future. (The Guardian)

Manuel Pellegrini admonished and admired his players after they came from two goals down at half-time to score four unanswered goals against Watford today. The Manchester City manager accused his team of jogging their way through the opening period, but conceded that they had reacted well to their unexpected situation in the second half. (The Times)