Manchester United’s fear factor has been getting weaker and weaker since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in the summer of 2013.
At present, Louis van Gaal, not his squad, is being held almost entirely responsible for their recent poor form.
Various reports claim that the Dutchman is set to be replaced by Jose Mourinho, with the latter having reached a ‘gentlemen’s agreement’ to take over at the Theatre of Dreams in the summer.
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But, will a change in manager alone inject the fear United have so missed over the past two and a half seasons?
The likelihood is that it will not, leaving much work to be done in the market.
So, with this in mind, take a look at five players the Red Devils could sign to worry their rivals by clicking the arrow above, right.