Ashley Young out with shoulder injury caused by collision with Hugo Lloris

• Manchester United winger to miss FA Cup tie v Swansea
• No updates offered on Robin van Persie absence

Manchester United have revealed that Ashley Young is facing a spell on the sidelines after injuring his shoulder in the controversial collision with Tottenham's goalkeeper Hugo Lloris on Wednesday.

Young landed awkwardly as he leapt over Lloris's flying attempt to win the ball, which the United manager David Moyes remains convinced should have resulted in a penalty for his team and a red card for the Frenchman. United lost the match at Old Trafford 2-1.

"Ashley has got an injury that is going to keep him out for a time," said Moyes. "It is a shoulder injury he received in the challenge by the goalkeeper. I am not sure how long it will be."

Young's absence from Sunday's FA Cup third-round encounter with Swansea further fuels United's annoyance at Lloris getting away with his challenge.

Yet Moyes is not prepared to push for the widening of video technology beyond its current limit of determining whether shots have crossed the line or not.

"I wouldn't go down the route of video technology," said Moyes. "I trust the referees to make the right decisions.

"They do make the wrong ones at times and I have not changed how I felt on Wednesday. I thought that was the wrong decision."

Moyes offered no further update on the fitness of Robin van Persie, who has missed six games with a thigh injury. "We will let you know when he is ready," he said. © 2014 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | More Feeds

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