Chris Smalling stretches to steer home Manchester United’s winner against  VfL Wolfsburg at Old Trafford. Photo: Lee Smith/Reuters I

GROUP B: MANCHESTER UNITED 2 (Mata 34pen, Smalling 53) VFL WOLFSBURG 1 (Caligiuri 4) For a while, Manchester United briefly threatened to add(...)

Memphis Depay celebrates scoring Manchester United’s first goal Photograph: Andrew YatesReuters

Wayne Rooney ended his 11-match goal drought as Manchester United climbed to the top of the Barclays Premier League for the first time in over two yea(...)

Manchester United striker Anthony Martial scores the first goal of his two goals in the Premier League clash against Southampton at St Mary’s. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters/Livepic

Southampton 2 Manchester United 3 At the beginning and end United were a mess – but the result was determined by what happened in between those two sp(...)

Louis van Gaal manager of Manchester United waves to the travelling fans after victory in the Barclays Premier League match against Southampton. Photograph: Tony Marshall/Getty Images

Louis van Gaal hailed “the confirmation of our philosophy” after Manchester United came from behind to beat Southampton thanks to two goals from Antho(...)

Brugge manager Michel Preud’homme: “To get a miracle, you need to be perfect and you need the other to not play at his best potential. We have a lot of players out, too.” Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Louis van Gaal has left Real Madrid target David de Gea out of his squad for the second leg of Manchester United’s Champions League play-off against C(...)

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney produced another frustrating performance as his side were held to a 0-0 draw by Newcastle United at Old Trafford. Photograph: Reuters

Manchester United 0 Newcastle United 0 Manchester United’s need for attacking reinforcements was laid bare at Old Trafford as they stuttered to(...)

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(...)

Thomas Müller in action for Bayern Munich during a  friendly against Inter Milan in  Shanghai yesterday. Photograph: Getty Images

Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm says he cannot guarantee that Thomas Müller will not follow Bastian Schweinsteiger to Manchester United. Rep(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is preparing fans for a ‘big surprise’. Photograph: Ted S. Warren/AP

Louis van Gaal has confirmed Manchester United are in the process of recruiting a new striker. Senior sources at United were insistent last week that (...)

Manchester United have agreed a fee with Torino for right back Darmian. Photograph: PA

Manchester United have taken a step closer to signing Torino’s Matteo Darmian after the two clubs agreed a £12.9m fee for the right-back. The Guard(...)