We take a look at 13 players that could follow Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic out of Manchester United this summer.
Manchester United look set for huge changes in the summer with both high-profile incomings, and outgoings. Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic, Manchester United's long-term first-choice defensive pairing, have both confirmed they will not be at the club next season for one reason or another, and we look at the players who could also join them out of the Old Trafford exit.
(1) Patrice Evra (2) Nani (3) Federico Macheda (4) Anderson (5) Bebe (6) Angelo Henriquez (7) Marnick Vermijl (8) Tyler Blackett (9) Davide Petrucci (10) Sam Johnstone (11) Ashley Young (12) Will Keane (13) Michael Keane.
Will Keane, Sam Johnstone, Davide Petrucci, Tyler Blackett and Federico Macheda have all spent time in the Championship this season, in some cases at more than one club.
Federico Macheda has had spells with both Doncaster Rovers and Birmingham City, , Will Keane at Wigan Athletic and Queens Park Rangers, Sam Johnstone at Yeovil Town and Doncaster Rovers and Tyler Blackett at Blackpool and Birmingham City.
In most cases, the loans to the Championship have proved somewhat underwhelming for players that before they went were supposedly knocking on the door of the first-team.
Michael and Will Keane in particular have been disappointing this season with both finding it hard to break into the first-team of promotion pushing sides. Michael Keane endured a poor spell at Derby County which saw him on the bench a lot of the time, despite other loan players excelling there and Will Keane has failed to make an impact at both Wigan and QPR.
Sam Johnstone and Federico Macheda have arguably been the best two loan players that could leave permanently this summer, but I fully expect both players to return to a similar level they have been on loan at. Although, Federico Macheda has been reportedly interesting promoted Leicester City, so who knows, he may still be a Premier League player next season.
From the players playing abroad, I fully expect Marnick Vermijl, Bebe and Anderson to all leave on a permanent transfer as the new manager is likely to tighten the first-team squad up.
Bebe and Anderson have had their exits on the wall for a long time now, whereas Vermijl and Henriquez have just struggled to make a first-team impact yet.
Nani and Ashley Young have also failed to deliver consistently, and it's hard to imagine Louis van Gaal being prepared to put up with that.