Sir Alex Ferguson is a man who always keeps one eye on the future. During the recent RooneyGate scandal, a serious case of rumour and speculation getting wildly out of hand, former assistant to the Manchester United boss, Steve McLaren, pointed out that Fergie makes his decisions weeks, months or even years in advance, and maintains a ‘helicopter view’ over Old Trafford.
I’d never attempt to second guess the man, but with the summer transfer window slowly drawing closer and closer, perhaps its time to consider how Alex Ferguson will use the season break to reshape his squad for the future.
We’ve complied a Top Ten shortlist of what we believe should be Fergie’s and Manchester United biggest transfer priorities. Some are in-goings, others are out-goings and a few a far more long term in nature.