Manchester United

Hit or Flop? - Rating Sir Alex Ferguson's Last 25 Signings as Manchester United Manager

Mudeet Arora
Sir Alex Ferguson's final 25 signings as Manchester United manager
Sir Alex Ferguson's final 25 signings as Manchester United manager / LINDSEY PARNABY/Getty Images

Manchester United's legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson is undoubtedly one of the greatest coaches in football history.

His legacy is proved since the day he left United till date as the Red Devils haven't managed to win the league once since his departure.

Many think that the shape in which he left the United squad when he retired was partly to blame for the Premier League trophy drought that followed.

So, today we bring to you the last 25 signings that Sir Alex Ferguson made as Manchester United manager and we rate them as a hit or flop.

In ascending order of the last 25 signings:

Tomasz Kuszczak: Flop

Nani: Hit

Anderson: Flop

Carlos Tevez: Hit

Manucho: Flop

Rodrigo Possebon: Flop

Dimitar Berbatov: Hit

Zoran Tosic: Flop

Ritchie De Laet: Flop

Antonio Valencia: Hit

Gabriel Obertan: Flop

Mame Birame Diouf: Flop

Javier Hernandez: Hit

Chris Smalling: Hit

Bebe: Flop

Anders Lindegaard: Flop

Ashley Young: Hit

Phil Jones: Flop

David De Gea: Hit

Nick Powell: Flop

Shinji Kagawa: Flop

Angelo Henriquez: Flop

Robin van Persie: Hit

Alexander Buttner: Flop

Wilfried Zaha: Flop




The greatest aspect of Sir Alex Ferguson's reign at Manchester United was the fact that he did not need his squad to be the best in order to win titles.

The way he set up his teams in big games defined his legacy as one of the greatest managers the beautiful game has ever seen.