A cull at Old Trafford is likely as the manager tries to shift some of the dead weight out of the club.
The Scotsman will be busy this summer as he looks to revamp a squad capable of competing with nouveau riche Manchester City.
Ferguson recently admitted that United cannot match City's financial clout. Instead, he will have to be smarter in the transfer market, looking for both value and quality.
Newcastle United are a perfect example of how a proper scouting system on the continent can reap massive rewards.
Bleacher Report's Mikhail Turner has taken a look at some of Manchester United's primary transfer targets, all of whom are sure to have fans excited. However, players will need to leave Old Trafford to make way for the team's summer signings.
Here is a look at six players who United should purge from the club's books this summer.