EPL: United's 10 worst signings

EPL: United's 10 worst signings

For the first time in years, Manchester United fans turned on one of their own last Saturday as the Red Devils struggled to see off an obdurate Stoke City side.

The enigmatic Portuguese winger Luis Nani was the object of the United fans' frustrations. However, as infuriating as Nani is, surely he's better than this lot?


According to a pre-season poll among Manchester United supporters, the England winger is the player who they would most like to personally drive away from the club.

The 28-year-old (left) joined United from Aston Villa for a whopping £17m ($34m) in 2011, but has gone backwards after showing signs of promise in his first season.

His display in the 4-1 defeat by Manchester City in September was described by one United fan on Twitter as "the worst performance of any United player in my 20 years as a season-ticket holder".

Set for a January loan move.


On July 1, 2009, United sold their prized asset Cristiano Ronaldo to Real Madrid for £80m. Less than a week later, they snapped up his replacement - the wing wizard that is Gabriel Obertan - for just £3m, which yet again proves that you get what you pay for.

First impressions of the new boy from Bordeaux were that he was versatile, tall and athletic. On paper, Obertan's CV looked good; on grass, he simply failed to cut it. After two seasons and 14 appearances, he swopped the United bench for Newcastle's.

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