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Manchester United have written to fans to defend their business in the recent transfer window and insisting they will not be drawn into an "eight-week panic".
United came in for criticism from their own supporters for only adding Marouane Fellaini to their first-team squad in a £27.5million deal from Everton.
The champions failed with bids for Barcelona duo Cesc Fabregas and Thiago Alcantara as well as Athletic Bilbao playmaker Ander Herrera.
United also could not get their hands on Everton and England left-back Leighton Baines while a season-long loan of Real Madrid's Fabio Coentrao fell through.
That perceived failure to add sufficiently to the squad sparked widespread anger among United fans some of whom wrote to the club to complain.
United paid over the odds for Fellaini who has been available for £23.5m - the release-clause figure in his contract until it expired on July 31.
Now the club have replied to fans who have written to them expressing their concern...
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