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Sir Alex Ferguson's most expensive signings for Manchester United... were they worth it?


Robin van Persie, Sir Alex Ferguson's most recent and final big-name signing, has scored 25 league goals in his first season at the club and inspired United to regain the title they lost to rivals Manchester City last season.

Here, we take a look at United's most expensive signings under their legendary manager, and assess whether they were money well spent.

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Further reading
Sam Wallace: What next for United after Ferguson?
Poll: who do you want in the job?
His 13 titles remembered
Season-by-season guide
Players pay tribute
Ferguson’s statement in full