Despite currently sitting seven points clear at the top of the Premier League table, Man United have had a few close shaves recently, having failed to keep a clean sheet since their 1-0 win over West Ham in November. If the Red Devils are hoping to make a serious impact in the Champions League, where the might of Real Madrid stand in their way, then the defence needs to buck up, something defender Rio Ferdinand agrees with.
"When you are conceding goals at any level you want to put it to a stop. This season we have let in far too many goals and we need to change that," he said, so talkSPORT look at five United defensive targets to sort out their back line.
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