Eden Hazard (centre) with Loic Remy (left) and Lewis Baker (right) during a training session yesterday in Surrey. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Jose Mourinho has claimed that Eden Hazard can establish himself as “one of the greats of his generation” and Chelsea are confident they will agree(...)

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard (centre) in action against Swansea’s goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski (left)   at Stamford Bridge last wekend. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga / EPA

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has called on Eden Hazard to prove he is one of the greatest players of his generation. The Blues boss expects the Belgi(...)

Rio Ferdinand: “Moyes has been gone about 20 minutes, we’re on the bikes warming up for the first training session and one of the lads says: ‘You know what? We’ve got to get on to Giggsy. We’ve got to get him to get us our f****** chips back.”’

Rio Ferdinand has highlighted a series of mistakes which he believes David Moyes made during his dismal Manchester United tenure — starting with the b(...)

Ryan Giggs: “The history of the club is to play exciting football, to give youngsters a chance and to keep to the traditions of the club”

Ryan Giggs has denied Manchester United’s recent transfer policy represents a betrayal of Old Trafford traditions, although Nicky Butt, the club’s re(...)

Louis van Gaal addresses the audience after receiving a lifetime achievement award during the Dutch Footballer of the Year 2014 Gala in Hilversum. Photograph: Bas Czerwinski/EPA

Louis van Gaal insists he has no regrets over taking the manager’s job at Manchester United despite the building pressure after a poor start to the s(...)

Premier League footballer Ravel Morrison (back centre) arrives at Manchester Crown Court where he faces charges of assault on his ex-girlfriend. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison will go on trial next year over allegations he threatened to throw acid in the face of his ex-girlfriend and have h(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal waves to the Old Trafford crowd. Photograph: Peter Powell / EPA

We were informed how he walked and where he walked. How he stood and where he stood. We had his facial expressions and the language of his body interp(...)

China quaffed more than 1.9 billion bottles of red wine last year.  Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

One of the offshoots of China’s economic rise has been a sharpening of the taste buds for red wine. According to the industry group Vinexpo, China is (...)

Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has inherited a bit of a mess but he is the man to sort it out. As well as coaxing the best out of what he’s got, he is also committed to blooding young players. Photograph:  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Saturday. 12.45pm. Old Trafford will be graced by a true sporting great. Nope, not Maroune Fellaini, but Rory McIlroy, the world’s best golfer and a U(...)

 West Ham United’s Ravel Morrison, 21,  has been charged with assaulting two women. Photograph:   Stephen Pond/PA

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has been freed after a judge granted him bail following a private court hearing.The 21-year-old was in custody and (...)