Moyes not planning United reinforcements


David Moyes insists he is not
desperate to add to his
Manchester United squad,
despite Sunday’s 1-0 defeat to
Liverpool at Anfield.
Daniel Sturridge struck in the
fourth minute to maintain
Liverpool’s 100 per cent start to
the season, leaving United with
just one win from their opening
three fixtures.
The defeat raised plenty of
questions about the squad depth
at Old Trafford, but Moyes
refused to be drawn on reported
bids for Everton’s Marouane
Fellaini and Athletic Bilbao star
Ander Herrera, adding that his
players impressed him, regardless
of the loss.
He said: “We’ll continue working
for what we have left (of the
window) to get what we can in,
but I was really impressed with
the players today. I can see why
they were champions.
“I think we played really well, we
just couldn’t get that last bit to
score. With the exception of the
opening few minutes when we
gave away a bad goal, it was
probably the best we have played
all season.”
Moyes could only look on in
frustration as his side struggled
to break down a stubborn
Liverpool side, only managing to
test Simon Mignolet in the home
goal with four shots on target.
Despite that, Moyes was happy
with his side’s attacking prowess
and rejected claims that United
would have fared better with Alex
Ferguson in charge.
“It wasn’t for the want of trying
or the lack of attacking players on
the pitch trying to get them to
score,” he continued.
“It would have been a tough ask
even if Sir Alex was in charge.
This is undoubtedly a really big
fixture for both clubs and to play
Chelsea is undoubtedly a really
big fixture.
“I think we have maybe not come
out of the three matches with as
many points as we’d like, but
we’ve shown we are in good
shape and maybe (it is) a little
unjust (for us) not to be seen up
there with a real chance of
winning the championship.”

posted by janjaweed!


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