Five players United should have signed this summer.
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5) Thomas Vermaelen (Barcelona)
Strongly linked as a top target for Manchester United for much of the summer after falling out of favour with Arsenal, Thomas Vermaelen eventually made the move to Barcelona instead. Although the Belgian international had suffered something of a dip in form in his last couple of years at the Emirates Stadium, he remains a reliable and experienced performer who could surely have improved Louis van Gaal’s defensive options this season.
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