Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is set to oversee a massive clearout this summer.

The Manchester Evening News says Ferguson has already said goodbye to the retiring Paul Scholes, Edwin van der Sar and Gary Neville, while the injury-prone Owen Hargreaves has not been offered a new contract.

Other names that look set for the exit include goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak and fringe players Wes Brown, Darron Gibson and Gabriel Obertan.

Mame Biram Diouf and Ritchie de Laet, who have both been out on loan, will also be allowed to leave for a combined £6m, while Federico Macheda continues to be tracked by clubs in Italy.

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