Manager David Moyes insists his transfer targets will still want to come to Manchester United even though he cannot offer them Champions League football.
United crashed out of Europe’s top club competition with a 4-2 aggregate defeat to Bayern Munich on Wednesday night.
Given that United are seven points adrift of the top four with five matches left, their chances of qualifying for next season’s tournament through the Premier League are very slim.
But Moyes is confident that the lure of playing for such a historically successful club will be enough to persuade the top players to come to Old Trafford during this summer’s much-needed re-building exercise.
“My focus is on getting a side together to get back in the Champions League,” the United manager said.
“We’re looking to spend the right money on players who are available and it’s not anything to do with Champions League.”
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