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Man United to Sell £72m Quartet as Louis Van Gaal Looks to Use Funds in Summer Transfer Market

Old Trafford side ready to sell under-performing stars who cost the club a fortune.

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Having already forked out in excess of £55m to bring in Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw, from Athletic Bilbao and Southampton respectively, Man United boss Louis van Gaal is ready to cash in on players he deems surplus to requirements in order to beef up his summer transfer pot according to the Daily Star.

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The Dutch manager is clearly put his stamp on the under-performing squad he inherited from David Moyes and will look to offload four players who cost the Old Trafford side a combined total of £72m to sign.

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Bit-part player Nani will be made available after a couple of seasons spent struggling with injuries and form, Juventus were thought to have held an interest in the Portuguese international in the past and his decent displays at the World Cup could aid a summer sale.

Another winger, Ashley Young, could also be on his way out and the Daily Mail claim a return to his former club Aston Villa is a possibility though any such deal would depend greatly on just how much of the £17m Man United paid for the England man in 2011 they’d be looking to recoup.

Japanese international Shinji Kagawa is a player who hasn’t managed to replicate the form he showed prior to his high-profile move to Man United.

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The attacking midfielder was a real threat in the final third during his time at Borussia Dortmund but has struggled for form since his move to the Premier League.

Marouane Fellaini did perhaps become something of a scapegoat for the disastrous spell under David Moyes but such an assessment doesn’t absolve the Belgian of any portion of blame, the midfield powerhouse coming nowhere near justifying the £27.5m Man United paid Everton for his services less than a year ago.

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