Louis van Gaal came to Manchester United under much fanfare that, after a dismal season for the Red Devils under David Moyes, he would finally be the one to restore the feel-good factor back to Old Trafford.
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It hasn’t quite gone to plan so far though, with the side having no realistic chance of winning a trophy for a second season and expensive summer signings having flopped spectacularly.
Here are how van Gaal’s summer acquisitions have taken to life in the Premier League.
Angel di Maria
Cost: £59.7 million
The Argentine who tore it up at Real Madrid last season, a campaign in which the club won their tenth Champions League title, hit the ground running for Manchester United, scoring three and assisting six more in his first 10 games for the Red Devils. Following an injury though, then followed a change of position which seems to have dented his confidence, giving lackadaisical performances.