Manchester United fans are sick and tired of hearing what a shocker they had in the summer transfer window, but their early season form isn’t doing much to prevent it.
David Moyes got some welcome relief with a Capital One Cup win over Liverpool on Wednesday, but prior to that win things had been getting a little tricky.
The crushing 4-1 defeat to Manchester City last weekend drew plenty of criticism from United fans, with the clubs failures in the transfer market this summer being bought up often.
Maraoune Fellaini – the clubs only major summer signing – had a tough afternoon in the middle of the park, and the feeling around Old Trafford – and seemingly from Moyes himself – is that the champions are still a couple of players short of where they want to be.
You could see the relief on the face of Moyes following their midweek win over Liverpool, and he confidently spoke afterwards about turning United’s early season form around.
Talk of January business has already begun, with Moyes confirming he will look to strengthen.
The former Everton manager will be looking to strengthen for the present first and foremost, but plenty of reports have suggested United are keen on bringing in young talent for the future.
Here we have picked out five future stars on Manchester United’s radar.