Manchester United defender Phil Jones is confident they have the bottle to maintain their Premier League lead.

United have 15 games remaining and Jones believes the team know what to do to retain their edge over rivals and reigning champions Manchester City.

The 20-year-old said: "The Christmas period is always tough with a lot of games in a short space of time, but now we're getting towards the nitty-gritty part of the season.

"It's the time when you need to be fully aware of what you've got to do and go out and do it.

"We all relish the challenge - everyone in the squad is very focused and committed and we're all ready for the next game."