Manchester United are planning a swap bid for Everton fullback Leighton Baines. The Mail on Sunday says United will offer Everton £15million plus Antonio Valencia in the January transfer window in a fresh attempt to sign Leighton Baines.

United boss David Moyes is more convinced than ever he needs a top left-back after spending his first two months scrutinising the squad.

Patrice Evra was poor in the Manchester derby defeat three weeks ago while his understudy, Alex Buttner, is not considered up to the job.

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