Manchester United made a strong commitment to bringing South American talent to the club, with Colombian Radamel Falcao and Argentines Angel Di Maria and Marcos Rojo arriving at the club this summer as new manager Louis van Gaal splashed the cash in a bid to push Untied back up the table.
Di Maria and Rojo are believed to be good friends from their time together in the Argentina national team, and it seems that they could well be joined by some of their other compatriots. According to The Independent, United are hoping to establish themselves as the top club in Argentina, and their recent agreement to allow Argentina to play Portugal at Old Trafford is believed to be another ploy to generate a relationship with Gerardo Martino's men.
That could mean even more Argentines arriving at Old Trafford, and with that in mind, here are three players who could join international team mates Di Maria and Rojo at United.
Rumours before the summer transfer deadline suggested that van Gaal wanted to snap up goalkeeper Romero, with his club Sampdoria seemingly no longer interested in his services. Romero, who starred against van Gaal's Netherlands at the World Cup, worked under the Dutchman at AZ Alkmaar, and would be a great backup goalkeeper to David de Gea if Anders Lindegaard decides to seek first-team football elsewhere.
Manchester United's need for a centre back is one of the worst kept secrets in football, and under David Moyes they were heavily linked with a move for Villarreal star Musacchio. The 24-year-old, who was a top target for Tottenham this summer, is only just breaking into the national team, but has shown his class on a regular basis in Spain. He has decent pace for a defender and will appeal to van Gaal for his ability to play out from the back - and with an asking price of around £20m-£25m, he falls into United's budget.
Much like United's woes at centre back, the club could still do with another central midfielder. Daley Blind and Ander Herrera arrived this summer, but questions over the futures of Michael Carrick and Marouane Fellaini mean that van Gaal could look to sign another central midfielder in January. Benfica's Perez was heavily linked with United over the summer, and after impressing against van Gaal's Netherlands, the 28-year-old may come back on United's radar.