As Champions League football returns this week, the stark reality dawns. Manchester United fans may have to spend a season without hearing the sweet sounds of people singing "The Champions" in a variety of European languages at their home ground.
In order to prevent this happening a second time the season after, David Moyes and Ed Woodward will be on the lookout for those players who can fill the gaps in United's squad and close the gap to United's rivals.
Let's have a look and see who the good people of football journalism say United will be after in the summer.
Check back throughout the week for updates!
Updated Sunday 2nd March 2014.