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22/11/2013 14:15, Report by Tim Oscroft
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Moyes aims to extend run

David Moyes is keen to extend Manchester United’s unbeaten run as the Reds prepare to return to action after the latest international break at Cardiff on Sunday.

The Premier League champions have put together an impressive sequence of nine games without defeat in all competitions, and the manager wants the run’s momentum to be carried over when his side face the newly-promoted Welsh outfit.

Confidence is high in the United camp after the 1-0 win over Arsenal last time out that put the Reds into fifth place in the Barclays Premier League.

“We came off a couple of good results and sometimes you want the games to come thick and fast", said Moyes at his pre-match press briefing at the Aon Training Complex. “You can't do anything about the international break, whether you win or lose going into it. We're on a good run of form, we’re feeling good at the moment, we have confidence about us and we want to try and keep that going.”

The manager is hopeful that Nemanja Vidic will have recovered from the blow to the head that forced the United captain from the field during the victory over Arsenal.

“Concussion is something which you do need to rest. He’s had his rest and we’ll bring him back and hopefully he’ll be fine. It's not a serious injury - concussion can be extremely serious - but he had a week off afterwards and we’ve given him a chance to recover. We’ve picked him up slowly from there.”

Moyes also paid tribute to Malky Mackay, his opposite number at Cardiff on Sunday.

“Malky's done a great job, not just this season, but in past seasons with other clubs he’s been at. He's done a brilliant job at Cardiff and they should really be thankful they've got him. He got them back in the

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