Juan Mata is confident that Manchester United can still finish in the top four of the Premier League this season, according to Sky Sports.
The reigning champions, who have just returned from a warm-weather training trip to Dubai, are eleven points behind Liverpool – the current occupiers of fourth place.
Newcastle United are close to securing a loan deal for out-of-favour Manchester United winger Wilfried Zaha, according to the Independent.
The former Crystal Palace man has made just two Premier League appearances since joining up with David Moyes’ squad last summer, and is set to be farmed out when the transfer window reopens next month.
Manchester United manager David Moyes is set to rest both Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney for this evening’s Capital One Cup fourth round tie with Norwich City.
Javier Hernandez is set to lead the line following his match winner against Stoke City at the weekend, while a whole host of fringe players are also likely to be given a run out.
David Moyes will be handed an £80m transfer war chest in January in order to get Manchester United’s season back on track, the Express understands.
The club were linked with a number of players during the summer, but their only major signing was the deadline day capture of Marouane Fellaini from Everton.