Manchester United latest: Including League Cup draw and Beckham

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Manchester United and England legend David Beckham has backed David Moyes to succeed.

"I played with [Moyes] during my loan spell at Preston and I've seen him progress as a manager over the years at Everton," the 38-year-old told talkSPORT.

"I'm really happy for him that he got the job at United because he’s a really great person and he’s a talented manger. It's good to see him there and the United fans are behind him well which is a good thing.”

"Whoever took over after Sir Alex Ferguson left it was always going to be a difficult time, a transitional time, but at the end of the day, it’s like when a player leaves, Manchester United are still Manchester United.”

"Sir Alex has retired, but David Moyes has taken over, United always move on when they sell players and I’m sure they will with Moyes as manager now," he added.

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The former England captain also praised Roy Keane as the ‘best captain’ at Manchester United, following Sir Alex Ferguson’s remarks to the contrary in his autobiography released last week.

“For me, Roy Keane is the best captain I’ve ever played under. He had two career-threatening injuries and he set the example for us young kids,” he explained.

In team news, United have drawn Stoke away at the Britannia in the quarter finals of the Capital One Cup.

United take on Fulham in the Premier League this weekend – more team news will be available tomorrow. However, David Moyes is expected to rotate his players following the Red Devils' 4-0 thrashing of Norwich in midweek.

In other news, youngster Adnan Januzaj has been voted Player of the Month for October by United fans.

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