Five Manchester United players who could leave before transfer deadline

Five Manchester United players who could leave before the transfer deadline.

Manchester United may be concentrating on bringing in players, but don't rule out those who are not in the first team picture being shipped out the back door either.

Angelo Henriquez and Marnick Vermijl have both been loaned out over the past few days to gain further experience, and they are unlikely to be the last exiting the club.

Here are five who could follow them... 

Federico Macheda

It says a lot about Federico Macheda's stalled development that no club has yet come in for him, most recently being linked with Doncaster Rovers. The Italian has admitted he is keen to quit the club for the sake of his career, and you can bet he is pressuring his agent to find him a move ahead of deadline.

Alexander Buttner

Alexander Buttner's agent has admitted the Dutchman is in talks with Besiktas about a loan move, and this is one we expect to go through. With United pursuing Leighton Baines, Buttner is not in David Moyes' plans at present, and even if the Everton man does not join, Fabio da Silva is available as cover.


Will anybody please take Bebe off United's hands? Well there is some interest from Portuguese side Pacos de Ferreira, who were hammered by Zenit St Peterburg in Champions League qualifying. He got to play regularly in the Primeira Liga with Rio Ave last season on loan, and if an opportunity comes up he should jump at the chance to move on.

Nick Powell

Wigan manager Owen Coyle has expressed an interest in taking Nick Powell on loan, and this like Buttner's switch is one which looks close to being sealed. The chance to play regularly in the Championship will be beneficial to his career, and if it goes well he could force his way into Moyes' plans for the following season.


Nani has just one year left on his United contract, and this is the last window realistically the club can cash in on him. Reports Juventus had agreed an £11 million deal for him are premature, but there is interest from the Italian champions. He did not feature in United's opening two Premier League games, and any suspected new lease of life under David Moyes is looking unlikely.

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