With less than 48 hours left in the January transfer window, Manchester United will have to act fast if it wants to make an impact signing that will propel them to another Premier League title.
United has stayed away from the transfer market, with Paul Scholes being the only addition so far.
Sir Alex Ferguson has always been wary of midseason purchases, believing that players can usually be bought at a better price in the summer.
However, injuries to Nemanja Vidic, Phil Jones, and Tom Cleverley have left holes in the defense and midfield, and many quality players could be brought in to fill the gaps.
Here are eight players that would help United in the second half of the season.