When compiling the ultimate Manchester United XI of the Premier League era—a who's who of Old Trafford greats, legends and title-winners—the names Cantona, Giggs and Ronaldo instantly come to mind.
But what about the other end of the spectrum? What about the footballers who came and went with little more than a whisper and left with nothing but extinguished dreams?
The club has certainly not been without its fair share of busts—whether we're talking about failed transfers or unfulfilled potential, even Sir Alex Ferguson is sometimes unable to bring a footballer up to scratch.
Here is a starting XI of the worst players to have worn United red. May their legacies be forgotten as quickly as possible.