Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal could axe as many as 10 players at Old Trafford in the summer of 2015, according to the Telegraph.
The report has suggested that the Dutch boss is ready to continue the overhaul of his squad at the Theatre of Dreams as he goes in search of long term success.
In fact, it's been revealed that the club will look to offload a number of their players that are currently out on loan. It appears that United will look to find a buyer for Mexican striker Javier Hernandez, whilst Angelo Henriquez is also expected to depart on a permanent basis.
Wingers Wilfried Zaha and Nani could both get the chop, with Tom Cleverley, who is currently out on loan to Premier League outfit Aston Villa, likely to secure a permanent move to Villa Park.
Anders Lindegaard and Anderson, meanwhile, who have struggled under the Van Gaal regime, have already been told that they can leave the club, whilst Darren Fletcher and Rafael da Silva, who have featured on occasions throughout the course of the campaign, face uncertain futures.
Nick Powell is another midfielder set to face the axe, with it being suggested that Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson is ready to terminate the player's loan deal at the club.
There's no doubt about it, then, it looks set to be another busy summer for the Manchester United hierarchy as they look to move on some of the fringe players at the club.
The majority of these players have failed to failed to prove themselves under Van Gaal for one reason or another. A number of them, of course, are currently out on loan, but it's looking increasingly unlikely that they will be handed a lifeline by the Manchester United boss.
Champions League return?
It remains to be seen as to whether Van Gaal will be able to move on all 10 players in 2015, but his immediate attention will turn to getting his side back in the Champions League.
After an inconsistent start to the Premier League season, the Red Devils have climbed the league table in recent time and will now be hoping to secure a fifth straight victory on Monday night as they travel to the St Mary's to take on Southampton.
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