Bayern Munich's former United target impressive, while former Liverpool star Mascherano was also exemplary with his passing accuracy.
The Old Trafford legend has never really been replaced at United, but the club's new signing is about as close as they could wish to get.
After impressively taking three wins from three in Group C, Colombia face South American rivals Uruguay in the second round at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Garry Monk has strengthened his striker pool with the addition of a proven top level goalscorer.
The recently retired United winger has been overseeing the two high profile arrivals of Luke Shaw and Ander Herrera.
It’s being reported that Arron Afflalo has been traded to the Denver Nuggets from the Orlando Magic. Could the swingman be on his way to Minnesota?
Hector Moreno has been linked with a move to Tottenham Hotspur and
Arturo Vidal has been talked up by Arsene Wenger, as they are being linked with a move for the Juventus midfielder.
Previously, the former Manchester United defender claimed Thiago Silva is unrivaled, but the Englishman would prefer recruiting a youngster…
We take a look at who may have caught Mauricio Pochettino's eye in Brazil, and plump for one striker the Argentine should seek to recruit.