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MANCHESTER UNITED are at risk of losing five players in January, including Jadon Sancho and Harry Maguire.
If the quintuple all depart Old Trafford it would see the club sell players brought for a combined total of £254million.
Jadon Sancho could leave Man Utd this monthCredit: Getty
Harry Maguire has also been linked with a transfer awayCredit: EPA
The club reportedly do not have much money to spend this month due to a large summer outlay so could be forced to sell before acquiring any pricey players they want.
Here are five Red Devils stars that could leave.
Sancho has returned to Man Utd training after a spell practicing alone in Holland.
Manager Erik ten Hag became worried over the player’s physical and mental readiness.
He did not join Man Utd’s warm-weather camp in Spain during the World Cup and despite him being back at Carrington, he is supposedly still training alone.
The ex-Borussia Dortmund star is clearly struggling following his £73million move in the summer of 2021.
Since his arrival, Sancho has netted just eight goals in 52 appearances.
He was part of Ten Hag’s plans at the beginning of the season but it now feels like a long way back for him to regain a place in the starting XI.
Especially with Alejandro Garnacho being promoted to the first-team and impressing.
Sancho could benefit from a move away from Man Utd to rediscover all the talent he showed in the Bundesliga.
Maguire may have started Man Utd’s last game, the win over Bournemouth, but he is no longer part of the first choice centre-back pairing.
Raphael Varane and Lisandro Martinez are Ten Hag’s go to guys at the back and the £80million England star is left on the bench regularly.
The club captain lost his first-team spot just two games into the season after defeats versus Brighton and Brentford.
He has gone on to feature 12 times in all competitions for United this campaign and he impressed at the World Cup in Qatar.
However, the 29-year-old may not be satisfied with sitting on the bench and he has been linked with a move away.
Club legend Rio Ferdinand has urged him to leave and Maguire has rumoured suitors in Tottenham, Newcastle, West Ham and Aston Villa.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka joined the club from Crystal Palace in 2019 for a fee of £45million, with £5million in add-ons.
Despite the plan to make the 25-year-old United’s long-term right-back, his days at Old Trafford seem numbered.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka could reportedly sell him back to Crystal PalaceCredit: AFP
Ten Hag prefers Diogo Dalot in defence and Wan-Bissaka has featured just five times this season.
He was close to departing in the summer but the club could not sign a replacement, so he stayed.
His contract runs out in 18 months, although there is a one-year extension option.
A return to Crystal Palace is on the table, as is a reported potential loan transfer to West Ham.
Scott McTominay has been at Manchester United since the age of five, but there is a chance he could leave in January.
The Scottish star has lost his place in the starting XI due to the arrival of Casemiro.
Scott McTominay could potentially leave Old TraffordCredit: EPA
The Brazilian has been fantastic partnering Christian Eriksen in midfield and Fred can also provide back-up for them.
Man Utd have been linked with the likes of Frenkie de Jong and Enzo Fernandez in recent months.
For the club to be able to afford and have space for those possible signings, McTominay could have to make way.
Anthony Martial is enjoying a spell in the side, playing as the No.9 after Cristiano Ronaldo’s acrimonious exit.
United are in the market for a new out-and-out striker despite the Frenchman’s positive run of form.
Man Utd may reportedly let Anthony Martial go to raise funds for a new strikerCredit: AP
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Goncalo Ramos, Joao Felix and Memphis Depay have been rumoured to be on Ten Hag’s shortlist.
With little budget for this month’s window, United are eyeing loan deals.
However, if they sign someone permanently then they could raise funds using Martial.
The 27-year-old joined Man Utd in 2015 from Monaco for a fee of £36million and since then he has met £15.4million worth of add-ons for goals scored and France national team caps won.