In light of recent results, e.g. being knocked out of the Champions League and being beaten midweek by a spirited Bilbao, Manchester United need to rediscover their cutting edge.
With the current generation of top-class players drawing to the ends of their careers, the Manchester United squad needs to be re-invigorated with some talent.
Now that the likes of Scholes and Giggs are calling time on their illustrious careers, gaps in the Manchester United armour are starting to show, and certain players can no longer depend on the stalwarts to bail them out when times are tough.
Here is a controversial look at five players who need to move on for the benefit of themselves and the team.