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From Pogba to Di Maria - Woodward's Man Utd transfer rankings from worst to best

He has overseen 30 senior signings at a cost of almost £750 million over the last six years, but Ed Woodward is still struggling to prove he has what it takes to be a successful football administrator at Manchester United.

The executive vice-chair has been widely pilloried for some of his transfer market moves since taking over from David Gill in 2013 as United’s boardroom chief, even attracting the criticism of former manager Louis van Gaal recently.

“At Manchester United, Ed Woodward was installed as CEO – somebody with zero understanding of football who was previously an investment banker,” Van Gaal told 11 Freunde . “It cannot be a good thing when a club is run solely from a commercially-driven perspective.”

So what has Woodward added in the way of positives in the transfer market and what have been his biggest failures? Here, Goal  ranks all of United’s signings since the summer of 2013.
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