Manchester United fans were left drowning their sorrows once again in the Football Transfer Tavern once again last night, as their season hit a new low.
Fans had been buzzing during the day following the news the club were close to securing the shock signing of Juan Mata from Chelsea.
But just a few hours later it was a case of as you were, following a humiliating penalty shootout defeat to Sunderland in the second leg of their Capital One Cup semi-final.
United blew the chance of a trip to Wembley, following a farcical display in a penalty shootout, which saw only Darren Fletcher find the net in five attempts from the spot.
The result means that barring a miracle in the Champions League, David Moyes is set to end his first season in the Old Trafford hotseat without any silverware.
Moyes has made no secret of his desire to start a massive rebuilding job at United and last nights performance against the Black Cats was further evidence it is desperately needed.
The imminent arrival of Mata will no doubt help, but Moyes knows there is plenty more work to be done.
Here we have identified five players that could follow the Spaniard to Old Trafford this month.
Click on Old Trafford to reveal the 5 players to follow Juan Mata to Manchester United this January.
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