Manchester United boss Moyes open to Zaha loan
The 20-year-old is yet to play a single minute of Premier League football since joining the Red Devils, and the manager has now admitted a temporary move is an option
Manchester United manager David Moyes has admitted he could send Wilfried Zaha out on loan in January in search of regular first-team football.
The 20-year-old is yet to taste Premier League football after joining up with the United squad in the summer – with his sole outing for his new side coming in the Community Shield.
Goal revealed on October 2 that Zaha would prefer a move to Newcastle if the chance for a temporary move is afforded to him, and Moyes is now seemingly open to such a switch.
“I’ve said if I couldn’t get him a game I would look at it in January,” he is quoted as saying by The Sun. “I really thought when he came in he needed to be here for six months to see how we work.
“There is competition in the wide areas with Nani, Antonio Valencia, Ashley Young, Adnan Januzaj and even Shinji Kagawa – that makes it one of the areas where we are strong.
“It’s not because Wilf has not done enough, it’s because we have got big, big competition and there are a lot of players to give some playing time to.
“Unfortunately we’ve not been able to do that with Wilf. If I can’t do a lot for him by January then I will look at it. We’ve not had the right opportunity to introduce him as much as we’d like but he’s very much in my plans.”