Top 5 Man United most expensive signings since Alex Ferguson, yet they have not won Premier League

Top 5 Man United most expensive signings since Alex Ferguson, yet they have not won Premier League

- Paul Pogba remains Man United's most expensive signing

- The World Cup winner returned to Old Trafford about five years ago in a deal around £89.3m

- Romelu Lukaku also ranks in the top five of the most expensive Red Devils stars post-Sir Alex Ferguson era

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Manchester United are yet to win the Premier League since 2013 despite parading some of the most expensive players in their squad.

The Red Devils recaptured Paul Pogba from Juventus in the summer of 2016 in the club's record deal valued around £89.3 million - the highest the club ever paid on a player to date.

He was part of Jose Mourinho's squad that won the Europa League and the EFL Cup titles but failed to clinch the EPL.

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England international, Harry Maguire, joined United from Leicester City in a world-record deal for defenders worth £80m.

Top 5 Man United most expensive signings since Alex Ferguson, yet they have not won Premier League
Harry Maguire during Manchester United's dramatic draw against Everton at Old Trafford. Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC
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The 27-year-old was signed to help the club solve their defensive woes but two years into his deal, he doesn't seem like the solution they needed.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is already looking to sign Kalidou Koulibaly and or Raphael Varane to solidify his defence.

Man United's top five most expensive players after Sir Alex Ferguson's reign

  • Paul Pogba (2016) £89.3m
  • Harry Maguire (2019) £80m
  • Romelu Lukaku (2017) £75m
  • Angel Di Maria (2014) £59.7m
  • Aaron Wan-Bissaka (2019) £50m

Romelu Lukaku was added to Man United's attack in 2017 after joining them from Everton for a fee valued at £75m. The striker showed some flashes but also failed to win the English topflight.

The Belgian spent just two years at Old Trafford scoring 42 goals and 13 assists in 96 appearances across competitions before moving to Italy.

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Angel Di Maria was highflying at Real Madrid but he was a total flop at United despite joining them in a deal worth £59.7 million in 2014.

The Argentine spent just one year before he was offloaded to Paris Saint-Germain where he has achieved virtually everything he could not in the Premier League.

Man United secured the services of Aaron Wan-Bissaka with a staggering £50 million despite coming from an average club like Crystal Palace.

The Englishman has however given the club a dimension of defending, though, many question his recovery rate whenever he goes on the offensive. earlier reported that Manchester United record signing Paul Pogba picked up an injury during his side's 3-3 draw against stubborn Everton at Old Trafford earlier this weekend.

The crunch Premier League encounter produced six thrilling goals but neither side could run off with maximum points as they had to share the spoils in the end.

United after the game trail city rivals Manchester City who are at the summit of the log 23 rounds of encounters.


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