Juan Mata shares Man United signing’s hilarious Christmas message on Instagram

The Manchester United defender shares a Christmas message with some help from Juan Mata

A video posted by Juan Mata (@juanmatagarcia) on

Eric Bailly sent a heartfelt Christmas message to Manchester United supporters with a little help from Juan Mata.

The Ivory Coast international suffered a fresh injury blow during the Red Devils’ 2-1 win against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park last week.

Bailly missed Manchester United’s 1-0 win against West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns thanks to Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s first-half winner.

However, Jose Mourinho’s summer signing returned to first-team training at Carrington ahead of Mancehster United’s home clash against Sunderland at Old Trafford on Boxing Day.

While Bailly has effortlessly slotted into Mourinho’s defence following his summer move from Villarreal, the Ivorian appears to have some room for progress when it comes to improving his English.

Mata posted the above clip on his Instagram page and wrote the following caption:

“A special message for you all… #FelizNavidad from @ericbailly24. Christmas my friend!! 😂🎅🏻”

The Red Devils are in sixth place in the Premier League table and 13 points behind leaders Chelsea in the title race.

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Mourinho was appointed as Louis van Gaa’l’s successor in May after their fifth-place finish last term.

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