The summer of 2013 is certainly one to forget for Manchester United fans. After a catastrophic, record-breaking season under the tutelage of the hapless David Moyes, United fans are longing to see the club regain the swagger of previous years.
With just £27 million shelled out on Marouane Fellaini, a summer of renewal and excitement became a period of pure frustration and discontent.
The club has already gone to work righting the wrongs of the past summer. With a combined total of £60 million spent on the promising duo of Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw, things look to be heading in the right direction.
However, there is work still to be done. In order to for Louis van Gaal to help lift Man United from the slump of the past 12 months, the transfer window needs to be approached differently. So here are FIVE steps that United need to follow to make this a summer of success.