The agent of Alex Buttner insists Manchester United boss David Moyes rates the Dutch left-back.

There has been talk of Buttner being sold as Moyes chases Everton star Leighton Baines.

"David Moyes has let us know that selling is absolutely not an option," said agent Aleksandar Bursac to Voetbal International. "Only a loan could possibly be an option, but not at the moment.

"Alexander himself wants more guaranteed playing time, in view of the Netherlands team and the World Cup in Brazil.

"If that cannot be in Manchester, he can go temporarily elsewhere."

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