Alexander Forsyth, born Glasgow, Scotland, February 5, 1952. Alex Forsyth signed for Manchester United in a £100,000 deal in December 1972 as Tommy Docherty set out to rebuild his team.
Stuart James Pearson, born Cottingham, England, June 21, 1949. Stuart “Pancho” Pearson joined Manchester United from League Division Two side Hull City for a transfer fee of £200,000 in May 1974, with Manchester born striker Peter Fletcher moving to Bothferry Park as part of the deal.
Manchester United Factsbook Story: James Greenhoff, born Barnsley, England, June 19, 1946. Manchester United struck a real bargain when they landed Jimmy Greenhoff from Stoke City in 1976.
Marouane Fellaini-Bakkioui, born Brussels, Belgium, November 22 1987. After spending five years at Everton, Marouane Fellaini completed a £28 million transfer move from Goodison Park to David Moyes´s Manchester United on the second of September 2013.
Alexander Buttner, born Doetinchem, Netherlands, February 11, 1989. One of Hollands´s most coveted youngsters, Alexander Buttner joined Manchester United for a fee of around £3.9 million at the front end of the 2012-13 season. The Dutchman was brought to Manchester United as cover for France international Patrice Evra and was given the number 28 shirt.
Juan Manuel Mata García, born Burgos, Spain, April 28, 1988. Manchester United boss David Moyes signed Spanish international Juan Mata from Premier League rivals Chelsea for a fee of £37 million on the 24th of January 2014. While at Stamford Bridge, Mata had notched up 82 Premiership appearances for The Blues, contributing 18 goals in the process.
Peter Davenport, born Birkenhead, March 24, 1961. Peter Davenport started out his career with Nottingham Forest where he contributed 54 goals in 118 First Division appearances under City Ground boss Brian Clough before his performances earned him a transfer to Manchester United. Very much impressed by the free flowing forward, United head coach Ron Atkinson splashed out a fee of £750,000 for him at the back end of the 1985-86 season.
Mikael Samy Silvestre, born Chambray-les-Tours, France, August 9, 1977. Mikael Silvestre started out at Rennes before joining Inter Milan where he would become a tower of strength to the club. As things turned out, he was brought by Manchester United by Alex Ferguson for a transfer fee of £4 million at the front end of the 1999-2000…
Javier Hernandez Balcazar, born Guadalajara, Mexico, June 1, 1988. Manchester United supremo Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed on the 9th of April 2010 that terms had been agreed with Mexican Primera Division team Club Deportivo Guadalajara for Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez. As part of the deal, United were contracted to play a match against The Goats to open…