Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney and manager Louis van Gaal speak during squad training. Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters

Louis van Gaal has given Luke Shaw a few days off to aid his recovery from the broken leg he suffered in Manchester United’s opening Champions Leagu(...)

 Anthony Martial (right) with Andreas Pereira, Chris Smalling and Jesse Lingard  during a Manchester United  training session at  Carrington ahead of the Champions League game with PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Wayne Rooney, Anthony Martial and Marouane Fellaini are available for Manchester United’s Champions League match against PSV Eindhoven at Old Trafford(...)

Wayne Rooney has returned to training ahead of Manchester United’s Champions League fixture against PSV on Wednesday. Photograph: PA

Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial have returned to training ahead of Manchester United’s Champions League match against PSV. Rooney and Martial missed(...)

Watford’s Troy Deeney ends up in the net with the ball as his own goal gave United victory. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP

Alex Ferguson often said Manchester United liked to make life hard for themselves. They have mostly just been hard to watch during Louis van Gaal’s s(...)

 Louis van Gaal stands by his controversial decision to substitute Anthony Martial for Marouane Fellaini in Manchester United’s narrow victory over CSKA Moscow. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Louis van Gaal wants Manchester United supporters to aim their anger towards him rather than his players. United fans booed loudly when Van Gaal subst(...)

Morgan Schneiderlin (L) is a doubt for Manchester United’s Champions League fixture with CSKA Moscow on Tuesday night after sitting out training on Monday. Photograph: Getty

Morgan Schneiderlin has emerged as a doubt for Manchester United’s Champions League match against CSKA Moscow. Schneiderlin played the entirety of Un(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has responded to Paul Scholes’ claim that he doesn’t take risks. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Louis van Gaal is unconcerned by Paul Scholes’ criticism of Manchester United for “lacking creativity”, citing the nursery rhyme: “Sticks and stones c(...)

Manchester United’s Juan Mata and Andreas Pereira during a training session at Carrington Training Ground. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Andreas Pereira is hoping for another chance to impress when Manchester United take on Middlesbrough in the Capital One Cup. The 19-year-old midfielde(...)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger reacts as his players celebrate  Mesut Özil’s goal during the  Champions League victory over Bayern Munich at the Emirates. Photograph:   Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

As the heat and fury of a migrainously intense, at times migrainously dull Manchester derby died away it wasn’t hard to picture Arséne Wenger nodding (...)

Manchester United players celebrate after Anthony Martial equalised against CSKA Moscow in their Champions League Group B encounter. Photo: Kirill Kudryadtsev

CSKA Moscow 1 (Doumbia 15’) Manchester United 1 (Martial 65’) This was a struggle yet Manchester United found a way to grab a point through Anthony Ma(...)