These two may not have had much to smile about last season.
One was frozen out before being shipped out of Chelsea. While the other had to deal with conceding his largest goals total since joining the Reds in 2011.
But there seems to be an air of optimism surrounding Old Trafford again following the appointment of Dutch managerial royalty, Louis Van Gaal – and it seems to be spreading throughout the playing staff as well.
Check out this team bus picture with Juan Mata and team-mate David de Gea as Spain’s World Cup preparations continue.
— Selección Española (@SeFutbol) May 29, 2014
The United duo appear to be all smiles, even mustering a thumbs up for the snap.
Reds fans will be hoping it’s a sign of things to come under the new gaffer after what was a hellish campaign under David Moyes to say the least.