Manchester United have looked up for a fight at the top of the table, but there still continues to be times when they look as though something is missing from the club.
The addition of Robin Van Persie has proven an excellent add, as has the signing of Shinji Kagawa. However, there are still several pieces of the puzzle that just are still in need of fitting the right way.
Contract talks with Nani have caused unease to spread, as have the issues of the advancement in age of Rio Ferdinand and Patrice Evra.
Likewise, the increasingly fragile body of Nemaja Vidic has been frustrating to United and their fans for the last year.
Sir Alex Ferguson needs some more players in the right places to help bring his club all the way to full fighting strength, and some speculated ideal candidates are discussed as follows.