The Argentina international scored four goals and assisted another ten last season, after joining for a record-breaking £59.7 million. He failed to settle in England though, and this contributed to a drop off in form in the second half of the campaign. Even Ashley Young was playing ahead of the 27-year-old in the final few months.
The 63-year-old will surely now be on the lookout for a replacement, and there are several players who have already been linked with Old Trafford who could fit the bill.
Whoever it is will have the pressure on to help United challenge Arsenal, Chelsea, and Manchester City at the top of the league…
Manchester United transfer news
Angel Di Maria: £44m Man Utd flop now among 10 most expensive players ever in cumulative transfer fees
Manchester United transfer twist: NO official bid received for £22m Barcelona star
5) Pedro, Barcelona
Shut out by Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, and Neymar at the Nou Camp, the 27-year-old may well be open to a move to United as a result. Never the main man for the Blaugrana, could he deal with the added pressure of being expected to produce every week? Linked by Manchester Evening News.