That's the view of former Arsenal player-turned-pundit Charlie Nicholas.
Jose Mourinho failed to bring in a single player during the transfer window, despite being strongly linked with moves for Southampton duo Virgil Van Dijk and Jose Fonte, and Benfica defender Victor Lindelof.
Manchester United let youngsters Sam Johnstone and Joe Riley leave on loan, while Schneiderlin, Memphis and Sean Goss all completed permanent transfers.
Charlie Nicholas branded Memphis Depay a 'show pony'
Manchester United player ratings: Who impressed against Hull?
Wed, February 1, 2017
Express Sport brings you Manchester United's player ratings from their clash against Hull at Old Trafford
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Who impressed for Manchester United against Hull?
They're too reliant on Zlatan Ibrahimovic. I'm not surprised that Wayne Rooney is staying put but I expect him to go at the end of the season
Memphis struggled to make an impression under Mourinho, while Schneiderlin needed regular game time away from Old Trafford.
And Nicholas Reckons United made the right decision to let the duo go.
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He told Sky Sports: "They spent big in the summer. Has Jose Mourinho got it right? The structure and organisation is there but I don't think they're exciting.
Jose Mourinho didn't sign a single player last month
Morgan Schneiderlin completed a permanent move to Everton during the transfer window
"They're too reliant on Zlatan Ibrahimovic. I'm not surprised that Wayne Rooney is staying put but I expect him to go at the end of the season.
"They were right to let Memphis Depay go, though – he was a bit of a show pony. Morgan Schneiderlin leaving was good business, too.
"I don't think the ambition was there to go for the title, though, and their top-four ambition seems based more on trying to maintain their togetherness under Mourinho than bringing any extras in."