Photo: Juan Mata enjoys stroll in Manchester ahead of Man United v Sheffield Utd

Juan Mata enjoyed a walk around Manchester on an afternoon off on Tuesday...

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Juan Mata shared this picture on his Instagram account on Tuesday Photo: Juan Mata / Instagram

Juan Mata made the most of a free afternoon on Tuesday to enjoy a stroll around Manchester’s Northern Quarter.

The Spanish playmaker and his Manchester United team-mates have been in training this week as they look to build on their 2-1 win over Swansea City in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

The Red Devils return to action with an FA Cup third-round clash against Sheffield United on Saturday afternoon.

And Mata looked to be in a relaxed mood on Tuesday afternoon as he uploaded the photo above onto his personal Instagram account and wrote: “#NorthernQuarter”

Mata, who played the full 90 minutes as United beat Swansea in the Premier League on Saturday, has been a regular fixture in the Red Devils’ first team this season.

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The Spaniard has started all 20 of United’s Premier League games, scoring four goals and making three assists for Louis van Gaal’s men.

Saturday’s win left United in fifth place in the Premier League table.

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