The 2013/14 Premier League campaign may have only come to a close last weekend but crazy season has already started. As per usual, Manchester United have been linked with a £35million mega-move for pretty much any player in Europe who may or may not be slightly better than what they’ve already got.

But the Old Trafford heirarchy will be aware that crazy, crazy season (double the amount of crazy) is just around the corner.It’s catalyst – the World Cup in Brazil, where the price-tag for any given Carrington target will undoubtedly be further bumped up until fiscal value literally loses all meaning.

With that in mind, the former Premier League champions will be keen to get some business done before a ball is struck in Brazil, so here’s SIX deals they could wrap up before the World Cup.


Kevin Strootman