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Moyes in no rush to spend

Manager David Moyes insists a growing injury list will not affect his transfer window plans at Manchester United this month.

Moyes (below) has confirmed wide-man Ashley Young faces a spell on the sidelines with a shoulder injury sustained against Tottenham on New Year's Day.

In addition, Wayne Rooney - who was pictured leaving a private hospital in Manchester yesterday after having scans on the groin injury that has been troubling him for a couple of weeks - and winger Nani are set to miss tomorrow's FA Cup third-round tie with Swansea.

Robin van Persie, who has missed six games with a thigh complaint, and Phil Jones, currently absent with a knee injury, are also unlikely to face Swansea along with long-term absentee Marouane Fellaini.

Given there is already a clamour among fans for new faces - especially in midfield - there was a chance Moyes could be pushed into making a move when he was not intending to.

However, the Scot insists that will not happen. "It won't change how we go about things," said Moyes. "January is not an easy month to purchase in.

"We have a good, big squad that is getting stretched at the moment because of the number of games. But everybody picks up injuries at this time of year. We are no different and we will use the players."

However, Moyes will not be playing a weakened team tomorrow. "For this club not to have won the FA Cup for 10 years is a bit of surprise. We will do everything we possibly can to try to get through on Sunday," he said.