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Leighton Baines, Cesc Fabregas, Juan Mata? Who could Manchester United turn to when the January transfer window opens

A look at some of the players David Moyes could go after if his squad needs strengthening in January

Manchester United made no secret of their rather unsuccessful transfer business this summer, something that was kept under wraps when Sir Alex Ferguson and former chief executive David Gill were at the helm.

Perhaps David Moyes and Ed Woodward prefer a more open approach, but one thing for sure is that United missed out on a number of targets during the transfer window, which culminated in the signing of Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini for £4m more than his summer buy-out clause.

And having gone down 1-0 to Liverpool on Sunday, are the panic alarms ringing at Old Trafford? Unlikely. However, we take a look at who the reigning Premier League champions could sign should they need strengthening in January.

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