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Top 5 worst Manchester United transfers – Agreed?

AndersonManchester United have found themselves on top of the pile on numerous occasions.

They have secured title after title and made themselves the team to beat, growing their fan base as one of the strongest worldwide.

It’s no secret that to rack up such a strong fan base you have to be a pretty amazing team and United hardly ever disappoint.

Not only has the team as a whole made a name for itself but the individual players have been among the highest ranking players in the world.

However there are some exceptions.

Along the way there were some pretty bad transfer deals, here are the worst of the worst…….

Wilfried Zaha

The young footballer got his shot at the big leagues in 2013 but it was a short lived moment in the sun.

He was less than impressive, never scoring a goal and only making an appearance four times in his two year stay in United.

Zaha cost United £15 million but was happily handed back to his original squad Crystal Palace for something closer to £6 milllion in 2015.

Ralph Milne

Sir Alex Ferguson thought he had gotten an amazing deal by purchasing Milne for only £170,000 but soon found out that Milne wasn’t even worth that.

Ferguson even openly stated that this was one of his worst buys even with the cheap price tag.

After United gave Milne the boot he was unable to secure a spot in any other professional football club, which in itself proves that Milne was not up to scratch.


Ferguson seemed to have a lot of faith in Anderson’s potential and decided to bet on the midfielder, spending £25 million along the way.

Towards the beginning of his time in the Red Devils, he showed much potential, holding his own against the likes of Rooney and Ronaldo.

However, he apparently struggled with his fitness and was unable to get his contract renewed.

Massimo Taibi

The Italian goalkeeper was only allowed on the field only four times, but in this short time he still managed to concede 11 goals.

His poor performance earned him a very short stay at Old Trafford and he was handed over to Reggina, after just over a year as a Red Devil.

Juan Sebastian Veron

The midfielder cost the club a hefty sum of £28.1 million pounds but was unfortunately unable to deliver.

Veron only scored 11 goals in the 82 appearances he made. He was sold to Chelsea just two years after Sir Alex Ferguson signed him.

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