English Premiership

£200m rescue kitty for Moyes

2014-01-07 14:12
David Moyes (AFP)
Cape Town - Manchester United will back manager David Moyes with a mammoth £200m to rebuild his struggling team, a report on the Daily Mail website indicates.

United are currently languishing in 7th spot on the English Premier League log, having already lost six games.

They were also dumped out of the FA Cup on Sunday, losing 2-1 to Swansea at Old Trafford for their fourth home defeat in six matches.

On Tuesday night they meet Sunderland in their League Cup semi-final first leg at the Stadium of Light - a game in which they are again expected to be without Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie.

The absence of the two star players highlights the lack of world-class talent in the squad Moyes inherited from Alex Ferguson, which means new signings are needed to strengthen the team.

The Glazer family who own the club will reportedly give Moyes enough money to buy the right players over the next 18 months.

Moyes's list of targets includes two central midfielders, a striker, a left back and a centre back. However, he is unwilling to compromise on quality and is likely to wait until the summer to get players he wants.


What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

Will Jose Mourinho lead Manchester United to the English Premiership title in 2016/17?

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.