What happened to the players released by Louis van Gaal at Manchester United

After two years in Wales and another two back in Italy, the striker joined Panathinaikos in 2018 and enjoyed a successful four years in the Greek Super League before a short stint in Turkey at Ankaragucu and a loan spell at APOEL in Cyprus.

Another Italian talent who didnt quite make the grade, Petrucci left United for CFR Cluj in Romania without playing a senior game.

He returned home to Italian club Ascoli in 2019, via a spell in Turkey, and has since played for Cozenza and Israel&aposs Hapoel Be&aposer Sheva before a move this summer to Serie C club Brinidisi.

Fletchers first involvement with United lasted nearly 20 years, but ended in January 2015 when West Bromwich Albion picked him up on a free.

His playing career ended after spells with West Bromwich Albion and Stoke City and started a coaching career at United which led to him become the club&aposs technical director in March 2021..

A veteran of the 2008 Champions League victory, Anderson returned to Brazil in 2015 joining Internacional.

He retired in September 2019, at the age of 31, having last played for Adana Demirspor in Turkey.

Lindegaard left in the summer of 2015, with Sergio Romero taking his place as Uniteds second-choice goalkeeper.

The Dane spent the next four years in England with West Brom, Preston North End and then Burnley before joining Swedish side Helsingborgs where he played until hanging up his gloves in November 2022.

Centre-back Thorpe played just once for United, coming off the bench in a victory over West Ham United in 2014.

He was without a club for five years after leaving Indian Super League side ATK in 2018, but signed with Macclesfield in February 2023.

Another summer 2015 departure, Amos joined Bolton after a successful loan spell and stayed there until 2019.

He was with Charlton for two seasons before signing a two-year deal with Wigan in 2021.

After finishing the 2014/15 season on loan at Aston Villa, Cleverley was picked up by Everton on a free.

He left the Toffees for Watford in 2017, eventually being named captain. He retired in July 2023 because of injury and has taken up a coaching position at Watford&aposs academy.