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Manchester United: Three potential signings to win the title

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I'm by no means the eternal optimist and it may take one to even hold the faintest belief that Manchester United maintain a glimmer of hope in the title race, but teams have come back from 11 points behind to win the title.

Crucially however, United find themselves in the unenviable situation of being in seventh place along with the point differentials. Given the most stunning tile comebacks have come when one team had gone above and beyond, United's chances look grim at best.

Still, it's never too late to bring in reinforcements and these three tactical additions would allow Moyes to maximise utility in the squad. Each will plug a crucial hole in the United team and bring back the flowing, attacking football that the Old Trafford faithful used to enjoy. 

Marco Reus

United have a goal problem. Granted, that may in part be because their two best strikers have found themselves on the injury bench more often than the playing field this season, but goals have been few and far between. It is absolutely unheard of for a United team to average less than two goals a game at Old Trafford, let alone 1.5 - where they are right now.

At this point last season, people were touting United to break scoring record. Reus could go a long way to bringing back the feel-good atmosphere around Old Trafford. Refreshingly adept with both feet, packing a killer shot, and fast enough to leave even the quickest of fullbacks looking like old men, Reus would inject pace and liveliness into the team.

He has the ability to play anywhere  in the top end of the field so his versatility would be a big plus. Most importantly, he would add impetus to a lackadaisical United by making sharp, incisive runs in offense and bringing the wingers into games.

Wesley Sneijder

I further advocate the long touted arrival of king Wesley to his throne in the Theatre of Dreams. May question Wesley's longevity given that he's already in his thirties, however his beneficial qualities far outweigh his detriments. Sneijder would plug the gap in midfield and get the ball moving forward.

No longer will the Devils need to be subjected to yet another back-pass from Tom Cleverley. Sneijder would push the team forward and not leave a gaping hole in the middle of the field. He would be the backbone that the team desperately needs.

Fabio Coentrao

Why Coentrao went to Madrid in the first place has always been beyond me. There can be no doubts that despite his relative failure in the Royal White, he is a world class player.

Defensively, he's a rock, and offensively he's no slouch either. He's just as good as Evra at putting in crosses, yet won't lose his focus as Evra has been prone to doing this season. He would support Adnan Januzaj and even create a myriad of chances himself.

Put simply, Evra is too old to play at the top level. Coentrao would turn the left back spot into an asset instead of a liability.

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