08/01/2014 04:56 GMT | Updated 23/01/2014 10:53 GMT

10 Players Manchester United Could Sell

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 26: Alexander Buttner (L) and Anderson of Manchester United celebrate Tom Cleverley scoring their second goal during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on September 26, 2012 in Manchester, England. (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

Manchester United have dropped more Premier League points already than they did in the whole of last season, and given the deadwood that lingers in the squad David Moyes must wish he had wielded the axe in the summer.

Seven United players are out of contract at the end of the current campaign. Their 2011 Champions League final back four - Fábio da Silva, Rio Ferdinand, captain Nemanja Vidić and Patrice Evra - Ryan Giggs, Federico Macheda and the on-loan Jesse Lingard could leave on frees, but there are several others who could depart for fees.

Here are 10 of them...

10 players United could sell