Manchester United Set to Loan Winger Wilfried Zaha to Cardiff City

Moyes’s close friendship with compatriot in charge in South Wales has tipped the balance in the Bluebids favour, as long as Malky Mackay is not sacked. 

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Premier League champions Manchester United will send out-of-favour wide man Wilfried Zaha out on loan to Cardiff City when the winter transfer window opens again for business in the new year, according to reports in the Daily Mirror.

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Amazingly, the England international has still to even start a Premier League match for the Red Devils since signing for the top-flight giants from then Championship outfit Crystal Palace for an initial fee of £10 million in the previous January transfer window.

However, Zaha was then immediately loaned straight back to the south-east London side for the second half of the 2012-13 campaign, where the skilful winger helped the Eagles gain promotion to the Premier League after beating London rivals Watford in last May’s Championship play-off final at Wembley Stadium.

But after United then changed head coaches, with David Moyes coming in to replace the man who brought Zaha to Old Trafford in the first place, Sir Alex Ferguson, the 21-year-old has struggled badly to force his way into the new manager’s first-team plans at the Theatre of Dreams so far in this campaign.

And now the Scot wants to send the player out on a six-month loan deal to the Bluebirds next month, despite other interest in the Englishman’s services from fellow Premier League sides Newcastle United, Stoke City, former club Palace and West Bromwich Albion.

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