Manchester United latest: Including Tottenham team news & Shaw rumours

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News, views and rumours relating to Manchester United in the past 24 hours.

Manchester United take on Tottenham at Old Trafford tomorrow on New Years Day kicking off at 5.30pm.

In team news, the champions could be without Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie for the clash with Spurs, reports The Mirror.

However, David Moyes did say this week that Rooney had a good chance of being fit for the clash earlier this week.

Robin van Persie is expected to return soon in January and is progressing well recovering from his thigh injury although the Dutch striker has been ruled out for the game tomorrow.

Antonio Valencia can return to the squad after serving his suspension.

Tottenham are without midfielder Paulinho for the game at Old Trafford tomorrow after the Brazilian suffered an ankle injury.

In transfer news, United have joined the race to sign Luke Shaw from Southampton according to reports in The Mirror.

The Daily Mail, meanwhile, reports that United could move for Sporting midfielder Carvalho in January.

Finally, I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has followed the Manchester United Latest News on HITC this year and wish you all the very best for 2014. Happy New Year.

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