Moyes: Mata only new arrival at Man Utd this month
Moyes not expecting further January deals after Mata capture
Click here to add Alex Ferguson as an alert
Disable alert for Alex Ferguson,
Click here to add David Moyes as an alert
Disable alert for David Moyes,
Click here to add Juan Mata as an alert
Disable alert for Juan Mata,
Click here to add Luke Shaw as an alert
Disable alert for Luke Shaw,
Click here to add Premier League as an alert
Disable alert for Premier League,
Click here to add Southampton as an alert
Disable alert for Southampton,
Click here to add Toni Kroos as an alert
Disable alert for Toni Kroos
David Moyes says Juan Mata is likely to be the only new arrival at Manchester United in January, despite working hard to add to his squad.
Mata completed his club-record £37.1 million move from Chelsea on Saturday, and United have been actively seeking further additions, opening preliminary talks with Southampton for Luke Shaw and scouting Bayern Munich duo Toni Kroos and Dante.
But Moyes does not expect to add to his side any further this month, though will keep searching for ways to strengthen the squad he inherited from Sir Alex Ferguson, and admits they may have to wait until the end of the season to bolster their ranks.
"I don't think we'll have any more in January," the United boss told the club's official website after confirming the Mata deal.
"I'm still working on it and looking to do things – we know exactly what we'd like to do and if it changes in the last week, which sometimes it can do, then we'll try.
"I hope it will be the first of some new signings that will arrive, but more likely in the summer."
United have struggled in the Premier League this season and are 14 points adrift of leaders Arsenal after seven defeats in their opening 22 games.
Mata is the first piece of the jigsaw for Moyes, and he has vowed to put a side together that is capable of moving them back up the table and delivering the style of football the club's fans have become accustomed to.
"I want to build an exciting team, that's always the way I've wanted my football to be played and I've not known it any other way," he added.
"I want to win and give the supporters something to shout about because I've not done that often enough.
"What I will say is that this is the first of many more to come in time. I'm looking forward to Juan being the start of it."
Copyright © 2014 Goal.com All rights reserved.
- Mata confident Moyes will reverse Man Utd's fortunes with new signings
- Kagawa may leave Man Utd following Mata's arrival
- New Manchester United Signing Juan Mata's Open Letter To Chelsea Fan Shows His Class
- Man Utd offer Rooney captaincy to ensure stay
- Mata admits Man Utd fans deserved better following 3-0 defeat to Liverpool