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Players Manchester United Should Have Never Sold

Let's check out some players who left Manchester United and are now performing brilliantly at their current clubs.

Romelu Lukaku

Lukaku joined Manchester United on 10 July 2017, signing a five-year contract with the option of a further year.

On 8 August 2019, Lukaku joined Inter Milan signing a five-year contract for a fee reported to be a club record €80 million.

He later mentioned the reasons for leaving Manchester United, by claiming that he was made a scapegoat alongside other players such as Paul Pogba and Alexis Sánchez, in addition to the club's failure to protect him against rumors about his future.

Lukaku helped wInter Milan to win the Serie A title after a long time. He is now one of the best strikers in the world right now.

Ander Herrera

Herrera was signed to play under the management of Louis van Gaal.

The former Athletic Bilbao midfielder is a tenacious player with intense energy at his disposal. He's a competitive box-to-box player with plenty of aggression.

Herrera fought left, right, and center to win the ball, allowing his attackers to do their job.

He was quite participative in the attack. In a surprising chain of events, after five seasons at United, the Premier League giants were reluctant to renew the Spaniard's contract. It was quite a shocking call, especially when the 20-time Premier League Champions have been struggling to have a quality defensive midfielder for the past few years.

Memphis Depay

Memphis Depay was signed in 2015 by the Red Devils.

The Dutch forward attracted a lot of attention before joining United by giving some stellar performances with PSV Eindhoven.

His fine dribbling, quick foot movement, and amazing goal-scoring abilities were a delight to watch. Somehow, the right-footed winger couldn't find the same form at Manchester United.

He left for Lyon after two seasons and regained his form. He's currently at Barcelona, leading the Catalan attack.

Gerard Pique

Gerard Pique was once part of Manchester United's youth academy. He made his senior debut for United in 2004. The tall center-back has always been a solid figure at the back.

With the presence of Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic as center-backs in the Manchester United lineup, it looked almost impossible for Pique to get regular game-time.

The Spaniard was able to make only 12 Premier League appearances during his time at Old Trafford.

He won the league and UEFA Champions League with them but due to an uncertain future, decided to move to Barcelona in 2008.

He could have been a vital player for the Red Devils, especially considering that Manchester United needed a world-class defender post the departure of Ferdinand and Vidic.

Post his departure from United, Pique has earned many accolades with Barcelona over the years.

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