Spirits are bound to be high at Manchester United's Carrington training ground this week following their victory over Tottenham at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Anthony Martial's goal was enough to secure a late 1-0 win over their Premier League rivals, but it seems Juan Mata, who was an unused substitute, is soaking up the admiration.

David De Gea seems to have taken a liking to his United and Spanish compatriot, shown by a hilarious post on Twitter by Mata. 

Juan Mata seems to like the attention he's getting from team-mate David De Gea

The Spaniard's well-put-together tweet regarding De Gea shows the goalkeeper engaging in a heated gaze at the United midfielder. 

'Find someone who looks at you the way David De Gea looks at me,' he writes. 

The post was met extremely well by football fans, with many drawing comparisons with others from the past.

Mata took to twitter to post a hilarious combination of De Gea's intense gaze

Mata took to twitter to post a hilarious combination of De Gea's intense gaze

The Spaniard wrote: 'Find someone who looks at you the way David De Gea looks at me'

The Spaniard wrote: 'Find someone who looks at you the way David De Gea looks at me'

Spaniard wrote on Twitter: 'Find someone who looks at you the way David De Gea looks at me'

Antoine Griezmann has also been thrown into the mix with this stare at Diego Costa

Antoine Griezmann has also been thrown into the mix with this stare at Diego Costa

Antoine Griezmann has also been thrown into the mix with this stare at Diego Costa

Antoine Griezmann got a mention, as the Frenchman was pictured recently directing a similar look towards new arrival Diego Costa during Atletico Madrid training. 

Both were trumped it seems though, by Danny Welbeck's bemused stare at Per Mertesacker in 2015-16 as the defended a free kick. 

Team spirit at United though, will not be a problem heading into their Champions League clash with Benfica on Tuesday, as Jose Mourinho will look to book an early spot in the last 16 and maintain their 100 per cent European record this season. 

United prepare for clash with Benfica as they hope to reach last 16 of the Champions League

United prepare for clash with Benfica as they hope to reach last 16 of the Champions League

United prepare for clash with Benfica as they hope to reach last 16 of the Champions League

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