Manchester United ace mocks teammate after horrific facial injury in Europa League clash

By Alex Taylor

There’s been some pretty sweet bromance in the Manchester United dressing room recently.

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Just look at Jesse Lingard and Paul Pogba!

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But a little love affair that has been going on under the radar for a while now is that of Juan Mata and David de Gea.

The pair started their cute little friendship the day that Mata was flown into Carrington after signing from Chelsea, and who was there waiting for him at the helipad?

David de Gea!!

It was like a scene from a hollywood movie!

But as well as helping each other out, friends like to take the mickey a bit too.

And de Gea wasted no time in mocking Mata after the little Spaniard got a face full of turf in the Europa League this week!

Check out de Gea’s reaction followed by the video itself below:

Yeah! Ouch!

I’m sure the pair will get along fine after the jibe but that looked like it hurt.

United fans shouldn’t worry too much though, Mata was soon up and running and should be fit to face Chelsea in the Red Devils next match!

It’s important to remember that when Mata isn’t eating grass, he’s usually banging the ball into the back of the net:

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