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Manchester United have to cut their losses with these three players as soon as possible

Tuesday 22nd November 2016
As we all know, Jose Mourinho took charge of Manchester United over the summer, and immediately began work on moulding his squad to suit his style of play. However, there are still several faces in and around Old Trafford that just aren't good enough.
We've decided to take a closer look at three players in particular who'll probably be sold by the self-proclaimed Special One – and some may leave as early as January, be it on loan or on a permanent transfer elsewhere.

Now, before we begin, bare in mind that this is just my opinion. In football, nobody is right or wrong and a lot of the team people will believe different things. That's what makes it so interesting.

Memphis Depay

This one was quite an obvious choice to be honest. Arriving from PSV Eindhoven close to eighteen months ago now, the Dutch winger Memphis Depay clearly hasn't settled with life in the Premier League – and his time may be up.

Under Louis van Gaal he got several chances to prove his worth but never seemed to grab the opportunity. He's clearly immensely talented and has it in his locker but he just hasn't showcased that ability.

Jose has seldom used the 22-year-old and reports recently have linked him with a move to Everton Football Club on loan from January until the end of the season. This would be the start of the end for him, and United will do well to sell him on for anywhere close to the £25million they paid for him.  

Matteo Darmian

Another one of Louis van Gaal's signings. The Italian right-back made a sensational start to his career in England and really cemented down that right-back slot without any real competition. He looked great defensively and going forward he always had the ability to put in a real killer ball.

However, the game-changing moment for him came at the hands of Arsenal – namely Alexis Sanchez this time last year. He ran rings around the Manchester United man and has since looked a shadow of that player.

Although he has been thrown back into things due to injuries recently, it's quite clear that Darmian has already settled on a move away – probably back to his homeland of Italy with Inter Milan looming.

Marcos Rojo

Finally, we have the walking disaster (and I mean that in the nicest possible way), Marcos Rojo. The Argentinian was brought in from Sporting Lisbon on the back of some excellent performances for Argentina in the 2014 World Cup.

As a centre-half, he just looks lost. In terms of his positioning, he is awful, and I genuinely think he just closes his eyes and hopes for the best when playing it out from the back.

When he's in at left-back he gets caught out and beaten by his man so often, making him nothing short of a liability. The only issue in getting him gone is the fact that there probably won't be many interested parties. That's how bad he is…

At the end of the day, the final decision will rest with Jose Mourinho. As a Manchester United fan myself, you have to trust him and know that he will, more often than not, make the correct decision.

He is a born winner, and if the board members at the Theatre of Dreams decide to give him time then he'll definitely work his magic once again and deliver multiple trophies.
Jordan Street

Jordan Street, 25-year old sports writer. Avid Manchester United fan and season ticket holder. Lover of the Premier League. Enjoys American sports. Tom Brady's biggest admirer, Kyrie Irving for MVP.


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