Manchester United's emphatic 3-0 victory over Liverpool has had the footballing world purring, but more reinforcements are needed if they are to win the Premier League title anytime soon.
The win was the Red Devils' sixth consecutive victory, but flaws still exist within their game that show they are not quite on the level of Manchester City and Chelsea just yet.
Defence remains an area in great need of strengthening, whilst the English giants are also in need of a bruising powerhouse in midfield despite Marouane Fellaini's resurgence.
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Here are the five players United must sign within the next 12 months if Louis Van Gaal is to lift the title within the three years the Dutchman believes it will take to turn the club's fortunes around.