It is fair to say David Moyes's pre-season has not gone so well so far, with this statement being reiterated by the shock 1-0 loss to the Singha All Stars in his first game in charge.
As well as that, targets such as Cesc Fabregas and Thiago Alcantara have both failed to join Old Trafford and deals for other targets such as Marouane Fellani and Leighton Baines both appear to be stalling.
However, I am by no means calling for his head. This is not the worst thing in the world but neither is it the best. The question is, what next for Moyes?
With transfers being left late, there is a chance of overspending or even missing out on top targets due to paperwork not being transferred before the deadline.
This may be an obstacle Moyes faces if he doesn't get his targets soon.
Moyes also has to buy this summer, with holes being left in midfield after Paul Scholes' retirement and the poor form of wingers such as Antonio Valencia and Nani.
Therefore, Moyes should act quickly before more of his targets are missed out.
As well as that, Moyes definitely needs a good pre-season ahead of the season, as it will benefit the team and players.
In 2008/09, Nicklas Bendtner top-scored in pre-season with six goals and he then carried his impressive form on to score 15 goals in the Premier League that year.
The point is, although the last few weeks haven't been great for Manchester United, Moyes still has to keep going and create a successful pre-season.
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