We football fans can be fairly gullible at times.
Every day a tabloid, British or otherwise, links Manchester United with another premier talent across the globe.
When the summer comes, it's almost a rude awakening not to see the Red Devils purchase the players they'd been heavily tipped to sign throughout the year.
This season has seen no end to the usual transfer tittle-tattle, with several big names once again hyped for a move to Old Trafford.
This article will seek to roundup the five ongoing rumours that fans of the club would love to be true.
If just one were to materialise, we wouldn't complain.