Louis van Gaal:  had his eyes on Barcelona’s Neymar and Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale but failed to sign them. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

Louis van Gaal’s splurge in the transfer market is over with the Dutchman having brought in 12 new players for more than £250 million (€340 million) (...)

Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini: “In the past I played number 10 and number nine sometimes when I had to help the team,“ he said. “It’s not important where I play, it’s important to win the game.

Louis van Gaal will use Marouane Fellaini as a striker this season and the Manchester United manager believes the erstwhile midfielder can be dange(...)

Louis van Gaal during the 0-0 draw with Newcastle. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Louis van Gaal denied he was in urgent need of attacking reinforcements despite watching his Manchester United team record a disappointing goalless dr(...)

Two brilliant Memphis Depay goals helped Manchester United come from a goal down to take a 3-1 first leg lead against Club Brugge. Photograph: Reuters

Manchester United 3 Club Brugge 1 It was the night Memphis Depay introduced himself properly to Old Trafford and, in the process, provided the (...)

David Moyes brought in his own backroom staff when he took over at Manchester United as he looked to create his own dynasty in the wake of Alex Ferguson’s returement. Photograph: Getty

The plane is on the runway at Manchester Airport but the captain is not on board. A club source confirms Nemanja Vidic has suspected sciatica. Davi(...)

Rafael da Silva is on the verge of joining Lyon from Manchester United. Photograph: Getty

Lyon are closing in on the signing of Brazilian right-back Rafael from Manchester United. The defender was told he could leave United earlier this su(...)

Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan said the changes are aimed to offer viable alternatives to third level education. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

A major overhaul of state-sponsored apprenticeships has been unveiled, aimed at providing school-leavers with a “viable, legitimate, positive alternat(...)

Robin van Persie is on the verge of completing a move to join Turkish side Fenerbahçe. Photograph: Getty

The Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie is edging closer to a move to Fenerbahce after reaching an agreement in principle with the Super Lig si(...)

Former Sampdoria manager Sinisa Mihajlovic is the new AC Milan coach, reports. Photo: EPA

AC Milan dismissed manager Filippo Inzaghi on Tuesday after a disappointing season in which they finished 10th in Serie A and failed to qualify for Eu(...)

“I can’t remember ever any manager telling me ‘This is the way to play for a draw’,” said Scotland boss Gordon Strachan.

No world class players. Just good, good players. Gordon Strachan, a familiar face and voice in his role as television analyst, enters the Lansdowne Ro(...)