Michael Carrick is now 33 and past his best .

Four stars that could leave Manchester United this summer

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The decline of Manchester United has been heavily covered in the media in recent seasons. Several players, most notably captain Wayne Rooney, have come under fire after a second successive average campaign under Louis van Gaal.

The quality of the squad has also been called into question despite heavy investment in recent transfer windows.

Here we look at four players who could be leaving Old Trafford in the summer.


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Adnan Januzaj

When the young Belgian burst onto the scene with two goals on his debut against Sunderland a few seasons back, he was hailed as United's next wonder kid.

However, following a lack of game time at Old Trafford, coupled with a disappointing loan spell at Borussia Dortmund, it seems like he needs to move on in order to revive his career.

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He would improve the majority of Premier League squads while there may also be interest from Europe.

Michael Carrick

Michael Carrick has been a stalwart in the United midfield for several seasons now, but at the age of 33, it's time to replace him with a younger, more agile talent.

United need world class quality, and while Carrick is an incredibly professional and hard working midfielder, he is not of the quality required.

He could easily make a move similar to ex-Red Darren Fletcher and join a smaller Premier League club, or possibly make a move to the US or join the growing exodus of players to China.


Antonio Valencia

The Ecuadorian has been a dedicated and versatile performer since his move from Wigan Athletic back in 2009. However, like Carrick, he is not good enough to play for Manchester United any longer and should be sold this summer.

He would be a more than capable squad member for the likes of Stoke City or West Bromwich Albion etc, and whoever signs him if he does leave, would have a solid player on their books.

Approaching 31, his time at the top seems to be over with injuries and a lack of form coming into play.

Sergio Romero

The Argentine started the season as first-choice goalkeeper following the turmoil surrounding David De Gea's move to Real Madrid.

However, since De Gea's successful return, Romero has barely featured, with the Spaniard also playing in cup games.

Romero is a solid goalkeeper and should have no shortage of takers if he was to leave Manchester this summer.

So there are four players that could potentially depart Manchester United this summer.

Who do you think will receive the chop from Old Trafford? Have YOUR say in the comment section below!

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