7. Ritchie De Laet
De Laet spent three and a half years at Man United after arriving at Old Trafford as a promising youngster in January 2009. But the Belgian has had more loan spells than starts. in the Premier League for the Red Devils.
This right-back has only 6 appearances for the Red Devils. However, after that, De Laet became the Premier League champion with Leicester.
6. Wilfried Zaha
Zaha was brought in by Sir Alex Ferguson in the middle of the 2012/13 season and was a promising player at that time. But he was simply unsuccessful during his time at Old Trafford, with more loan spells than Premier League appearances for the Red Devils.
During his two years at Man United, Zaha made just six appearances before being sold off to Crystal Palace – where he developed into one of the most powerful wingers in the Land of Mist.
5. Diego Forlan
Forlan moved to Manchester United in January 2002 as a 22-year-old, but has already impressed in South America. The Uruguayan football icon made 97 appearances for Sir Alex’s side in two years, but fell short of expectations with just 17 goals in all competitions.
It was bittersweet for United that Forlan shone again in Spain, helping both Villarreal and Atletico Madrid win European titles, as well as spearheading the Uruguay national team for more than a decade, lifting the Copa America title. 2011. He also won the race to the title of Best Player of the World Cup 2010 and almost won the top scorer with 5 goals, only behind Thomas Muller of Germany in the sub-index – the number of passes.
4. Zoran Tosic
When it comes to low-impact transfers, Zoran Tosic has the name. The winger was brought back to Manchester United in the middle of the 2008/09 season after impressing in his native Serbia, but made just five appearances in his year and a half at Old Trafford. When he was sold to CSKA Moscow in the summer of 2010, Tosic’s career was just getting off to a good start.
Manucho is a really good player; 22 goals for Angola is proof. However, that never happened to him in Manchester. The forward made just one Premier League appearance and provided an assist for Danny Welbeck to score, as the Reds beat Stoke 5-0.
2. Dong Fangzhou
Fangzhou was the first Chinese player to arrive at the club in January 2004. However, he was denied a work permit and was forced to leave on loan. Fangzhou enjoyed great success at Royal Antwerp, ending the 2005/06 season as the Belgian’s top scorer and starting the next with 11 goals in 15 appearances. Finally, he was granted a work permit in December 2006.
But Fangzhou failed at Man United and left the club 18 months after making his debut, with just one Premier League appearance.
1. Alexis Sanchez
Red Devils fans have reason to have high hopes for Alexis Sanchez, when United signed him from Arsenal in January 2018, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan arriving at the Emirates in reverse. But the rest, with both, can be summed up in two words ‘disaster’.
(According to 90min)
Minh Tuan | 22:36 December 30, 2022