Peter Schmeichel, Eric Cantona, Roy Keane and Cristiano Ronaldo were signed for relatively low sums of money, considering their talents, and turned out to be Old Trafford icons.
But for every Great Dane and King there are the likes of Eric Djemba Djemba, Kleberson, William Prunier and Massimo Taibi, each of whom have become the punch line to their very own jokes around the club.
Recently, Ferguson has proven that he still has a deft hand at purchasing the right individuals for the Red Devils.
Robin Van Persie, Javier Hernandez, Phil Jones, Chris Smalling and David De Gea are now Manchester United regulars, whilst, even though they haven’t lived up to their large costs, Ashley Young, Nani and Anderson have provided moments of class during their time too.
Of course, United being United, every Tom, Dick and Cristiano is linked to the club, but do we really want them to move to the cold and windy sights of North Manchester?
Here are 5 players that Manchester United fans don’t want the club to sign this summer.