Mata already has nine goals for Manchester United this term.
And the Spaniard is only behind Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the scoring charts for the Red Devils.
The midfielder has hit double figures in the last two seasons, and he is now hoping to do it for a third campaign in a row.
Manchester United star Juan Mata wants to reach double-figures this season
"I’m happy with my goals total," Mata told United Review.
"I’ve got nine so far and hopefully I can score many more between now and the end of the season, and then look back on a really good season.
"So far in February that amount of goals for a midfielder is not bad.
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Manchester United star Juan Mata already has nine goals this season
"I haven’t set a target but hopefully I can do it again and have 10 goals for three seasons in a row.
"I think he [Mourinho] appreciates some different qualities from different players so whenever I play I always try to be in that position that allows me to create a chance or finish one.
"Sometimes you score, sometimes you don’t, but it’s important to always be in the right positions.
"I try to play with the ball – possession, passes, assists – but scoring goals has also been a big part of my career."