Manchester United will struggle to win any silverware and qualify for the Champions League over the next few seasons and here's why.

The midfield is incredibly average compared to rival teams like Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester City, with not many future stars coming through.

Yes Adnan Januzaj looks promising and maybe Nick Powell could be a star in the future but apart from that no one looks exciting.

Shinji Kagawa is possibly the best midfielder in the team, but he doesn't get the game-time he deserves and United are at risk of losing him - maybe they'll bring in someone outstanding in January, but until then it doesn't look great.

The defence is another weak spot - Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic and Patrice Evra are at the twilight of their careers and David Moyes doesn't have any future stars at the back, maybe with the exception of Chris Smalling, but it's just not defensively sound at Old Trafford.

Unless they have a few potential stars in the academy, they need some serious buying power in January and next summer.

I personally feel they need to seriously think of a top playmaker to feed Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney and a strong Vidic-like young talent in the heart of the back four, or it's going to look a dark future at Old Trafford.

My final reason why United are set to struggle is Moyes - he deserves his chance but he doesn't have that winning mentality which Sir Alex Ferguson had.

Maybe a manager who has won trophies before would of been a better fit - maybe Moyes will improve in the future, but the fans want instant success 

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