Transfer Window Review: Manchester United
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 3, 2013
Five word review: The old pros cock it up
In: Marouane Fellaini (Everton, £27.5m), Guillermo Varela (Penarol, £2.4m), Fabio Coentrao (Real Madrid, Loan, pending confirmation).
Out: Mats Moller Daehli (Molde, Undisclosed), Scott Wootton (Leeds, Undisclosed), Sean McGinty (Sheffield United, Free), Reece James (Carlisle United, Loan), Frederic Veseli (Ipswich, Free), John Cofie (Barnsley, Free), Reece Brown (Watford, Free), Luke McCullough (Doncaster Rovers, Free), Angelo Henriquez (Real Zaragoza, Loan), James Reece (Carlisle, Loan), Ryan Tunnicliffe (Ipswich, Loan), Sam Johnstone (Yeovil Town, Loan), Marnick Vermijl (Nijmegen, Loan), Nick Powell (Wigan, Loan), Bebe (Paco Ferreira, Loan).
Released: Paul Scholes, Michele Fornasier, Luke Giverin, Luke Hendrie, Gyliano Van Velzen.
– Got a new midfielder through the door.
– Left their business too late.
– Allowed all of their dealings to become public knowledge.
– Didn’t really sign the sort of midfielder they needed.