With Louis van Gaal arriving at Manchester United on Wednesday and with his unveiling press conference on Thursday, there is plenty of debate surrounding the squad available to the veteran Dutch coach.
The ESPN panel suggest, on the video above, that Manchester United “need five new players” including two central defenders and two central midfielders.
This seems a little excessive, considering United have already signed Ander Herrera and have players of the quality of Phil Jones available.
Signing a central defender and a midfielder could well be on van Gaal’s wishlist but there is also a fair amount of naivety on display in this video.
Do United need to replace Rafael? Probably not.
And, surely Luke Shaw will start left back whether Patrice Evra is at the club or not…