Despite Barcelona midfield maestro Cesc Fabregas's future appearing to remain in Spain, Manchester United manager David Moyes is adamant that he will add to the squad he has inherited from Sir Alex Ferguson.
It was widely expected that the former Everton boss would put his own stamp on the Premier League champions, however signings have yet to be made as we enter August.
Two players who could make a great impact at Old Trafford would be exciting Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus and Real Madrid playmaker Luka Modric.
Reus is renowned in the Bundesliga for his quick, skilful attacking play along with his supreme versatility in the final third.
The German international is strong on both feet and so can be used on either flank, as well as supporting the striker.
This versatility would be very useful for Moyes's side, and the 24-year-old could line-up alongside Shinji Kagawa who swapped Dortmund for Manchester a year ago.
The trio of Reus, Mario Gotze and Robert Lewandowski took Europe by storm last campaign and saw Dortmund reach the Champions League final at Wembley.
However with Gotze now playing for rivals Bayern Munich and Lewandowski expected to follow in his footsteps next season, Reus may feel that if he is to go one step further in Europe's most elite club competition, he will have to seek a move away from his childhood club.
Modric, meanwhile, is no stranger to the Premier League after his time at White Hart Lane and according to The Independent, the Croatian will be Moyes's next move after a deal for former Arsenal captain Fabregas failed to come off.
Modric struggled to display his true quality at the Santiago Bernabeu last season, and with the Galacticos determined to add former Tottenham team-mate Gareth Bale to their squad, out of favour Modric may look to find regular first-team football elsewhere.
The Metro have recently stated that David Moyes has prepared a £25million bid for the Madrid man as the Scotsman remains eager to improve his midfield options before the new season gets underway.
However reports suggest that Real Madrid are keen on Modric staying if they are to agree a record breaking deal for Bale, in order for the 27-year-old to help the Welshman adjust to life in Spain.
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