If David Moyes does indeed have £200 million to spend on transfers, it might not be enough.
The Scotsman watched his Manchester United side crash to yet another defeat, as the pain and misery continue for the club.
Thankfully for the Red Devils, a second leg at Old Trafford could yet rescue this tie, but on Tuesday night, the team was once again short of form and courage.
Moyes fielded a strong side for this Capital One Cup semi-final, with the tournament representing United's best chance of silverware in 2014.
However, failure was once again the dish served up by the Reds, as Sunderland took a goal advantage into the return tie.
Here are six things we learned from the game...