Manchester United fans find themselves in the unusual position of heading into a game against Liverpool at Old Trafford, without being considered favourites.
United and Liverpool have had contrasting seasons, but not perhaps in the way you would have expected.
Brendan Rodgers’ side travel to Old Trafford occupying second place in the table, 11 points clear of United in sixth.
There has been a dramatic 40 point turnaround in a year between the two sides, with David Moyes’ debut season as United boss teetering on the brink of disaster.
Out of both cup competitions, 18 points behind league leaders Chelsea, and facing a 2-0 deficit in the second leg of their Champions League clash with Olympiakos, it’s been a season many United fans will never have witnessed in their lifetimes.
Moyes has a huge rebuilding task on his hands in the summer, with club captain Nemanja Vidic already confirming he is on his way out to Inter Milan.
Fellow defenders Patrice Evra and Rio Ferdinand are expected to follow him, whilst the midfield has been crying out for reinforcements since August.
One name that has been consistently linked with a move to Old Trafford is Bayern Munich midfielder Toni Kroos, who is reportedly having a contract dispute at the Allianz Arena.
Moyes is no stranger to missing out on top targets however, so with that in mind we have identified 5 Manchester United ‘transfer alternatives’ to Toni Kroos this summer.
Click on Old Trafford to reveal 5 Manchester United ‘transfer alternatives’ to Toni Kroos this summer.
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