What are #MUFC fans talking about ahead of Tottenham clash? Is Januzaj overprotected?

Manchester United are preparing to host Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on New Year's Day.

Manchester United will be confident ahead of their clash with Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday as they look to make it six wins in a row from all competitions.

The last time Spurs were in Manchester they were comfortably beaten at the hands of Manchester City and that 6-0 drubbing will make United boss David Moyes wary that Tottenham will be determined to put in a better performance at Old Trafford.

United fans are talking about a variety of different topics ahead of the game against a side they could be competing with for a top four place by the end of the season. Take a look.

Momentum is very important because it breeds confidence and allows a winning mentality to develop.

United are ‘creeping’ forward at just the right time because if they carry their momentum through January, any new signings will simply strengthen the side over the second half of the season.

That left-back slot at Manchester United is something David Moyes will have to look at in the near future.

There are reports linking Alexander Buttner with a switch to Tottenham and while Patrice Evra is in good form, he still hasn’t signed a new deal. Whether Coentrao is a better option to other left-backs United have been linked with is a different debate altogether.

Adnan Januzaj, the find of the season so far for Manchester United.

What United fans need to bear in mind is that Moyes is very experienced when it comes to handling younger players and when to throw them into the side. Januzaj could well feature on Wednesday if it’s a tight game, where a spark could be needed to unlock the Spurs defence.

Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie are United’s two main attacking men and the side did miss them against Norwich City.

Rooney should return after missing the game at Norwich with a slight niggle but RVP may have to wait to return although he’d be a superb player to have coming off the bench.

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