Manchester United crock Ashley Young is working hard to recover from an ankle injury.

The summer signing from Aston Villa has been out of action since the pre-Christmas win at Fulham and Sir Alex did not expect him back for around four weeks when addressing the media on 8 January.

"It's going well," he admitted at the Betfair presents Man Utd live webcast at Old Trafford on Thursday. "I've been in the gym most days but it's getting there and hopefully I'll be back soon.