Marouane Fellaini
Marouane Fellaini was the only senior signing to go through in Manchester United's transfer window.

Manchester United owners the Glazer family are looking for answers after the club's woeful transfer window and are reportedly turning to incoming chairman Ed Woodward for an explanation.

Woodward fulfilled the chairman's position after David Gill decided to step down earlier this year and sought to wrap up at least one deal for a big name player before transfer window closed.

Names such as Cristiano Ronaldo and Cesc Fabregas were reportedly on United's wishlist this summer and when Woodward returned from the club's overseas pre-season trip in Australia to conduct urgent business, it was believed that the side would likely land a big name.

But no such deal happened with a move for Fabregas particularly puzzling as Barcelona insisted they wouldn't sell the midfielder and the player claiming to be happy in his native Catalonia. As a result United ended up having to settle for only Marouane Fellaini at an inflated price.

While Fellaini had a release clause of £23.5m up until the start of August, United had been pursuing other targets and when the club were unable to land their chosen players, including Atletico Madrid midfielder Ander Herrera, they ended up having to stump up £27.5m for Fellaini in the last hours of deadline day.

And the Daily Mirror are now claiming that the Glazers are particularly disappointed with the actions of Woordward and will ask the former commercial director for answers this week.

While Moyes has shouldered a lot of the blame for the failed transfer business in the press, with many claiming he doesn't have the attractive quality that playing for a manager of Sir Alex Ferguson's calibre, the Glazers are believed to have taken special issue with Woodward who was tasked with getting deals over the line.