Moyes has been pledged the backing of the board.
Manchester United chief executive Ed Woodward has promised that new boss David Moyes will be given the funds to go and spend big in the transfer market this summer.
So far, since the Scot took over officially at the Red Devils from predecessor Sir Alex Ferguson on July 1, only young Uruguayan defender Guillermo Varela has been signed for £1.5m.
However, Woodward has said the United hierarchy will back the new manager if the 50-year-old wants to make some expensive purchases.
“We haven’t got money burning a hole in our pocket but we have got a strategy on player purchases and if David wants to go after a stellar player he can do that,” the chief executive was quoted on ITV Sport.
“The way we worked with Alex was he would identify the transfer targets and take them to (joint chairman) Joel (Glazer) and (former chief executive) David (Gill), who would have discussions which ended with them backing him in the transfer market every single time and we see that continuing with David Moyes.
“We could have broken the transfer record in the past if we’d wanted to. Alex may not have got all the players he wanted but that was never down to not releasing funds. There’s never been a cut-off price.”
The Premier League champions have been linked with several high profile names this summer, including Tottenham ace Gareth Bale, Barcelona duo Thiago Alcantara and Cesc Fabregas and also a sensational re-signing of former player Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid.
As yet nothing concrete has materialised with any of the stars though and to date, United’s record transfer is the £30.75m fee the club paid Spurs for Dimitar Berbatov in 2008.
But with Woodward giving his backing to Moyes, fans at Old Trafford can look forward to the strong possibility of some big names arriving in the red half of Manchester in the very near future.