Man United transfers: David Moyes coy on January targets

Man United transfers: David Moyes says Red Devils will only delve into the January transfer market if right players become available

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David Moyes' side travel to Cardiff on Sunday Photo: Chevrolet

David Moyes has insisted that Manchester United will only delve into the January transfer market if the right players become available.

The Red Devils have been linked with a host of players in recent weeks, including Athletic Bilbao midfielder Ander Herrera and Everton defender Leighton Baines.

And although the United boss admitted that it will take up to four transfer windows for United to recruit the right talent, the Scot refused to rule out bolstering his squad at the turn of the year if the opportunity arises.

“The thing about this club is that we always think long term,” said Moyes. “I am thinking how we are going to have a side that is going to be competing in the Champions League and right at the top end of the Premier League for four or five years.

“It has to be a continual building process here. We will continue to look to do that. In any one window you couldn’t change it all around anyway.

“It takes maybe two, three or four windows to do that. To talk about January and make it sound as if that would be the place where everything is cured and any problems would be resolved would be wrong.

“It is not me saying we are not going to buy anyone in January. We are going to try to if the opportunity is there, but they have to fit the right criteria.

“If not, we will have to wait until the summer and see if we can get them then.”

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