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’s Ashley Young in action with Nathaniel Clyne of Liverpool during the English Premier League game at Old Trafford on Saturday. Photograph: Getty.

Ashley Young is ready to play centre forward for Manchester United should Louis van Gaal ask him to, the winger having played there previously for (...)

Bafétimbi Gomis scores the second goal for Swansea against Manchester United during the  Premier League match at Liberty Stadium. Photograph: Reuters

Louis van Gaal must be sick of the sight of Swansea City. The Dutchman has been managing in the Premier League for little more than a year but he has(...)

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(...)

Adnan januzaj’s first half goal gave Manchester United all three points away at Aston Villa. Photograph: EPA

Aston Villa 0 Manchester United 1 Louis van Gaal has talked about how away victories can be the cornerstone of Manchester United’s success this season(...)

Manchester United’s Ashley Young takes a shot on goal as Club America’s Osmar Mares defends during the pre-season friendly in Seattle. Photograph: Getty.

Ashley Young has still not signed a new deal at Manchester United and admits that his future depends on the decision of Louis van Gaal. Young r(...)

Charlie Austin is one of an uncapped trio called up by Roy Hodgson to face Ireland next month. Photo: John Sibley/Reuters

Uncapped trio Tom Heaton, Jamie Vardy and Charlie Austin have been called up to the England squad for the first time ahead of the international fri(...)

Manchester United’s Tyler Blackett tries to stop Theo Walcott but can only deflect his cross into the net at Old Trafford. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

There is a reasonable chance this might have been David de Gea’s final performance for Manchester United at Old Trafford and if the suspicion is corr(...)

Manchester United’s David de Gea had to be withdrawn due to injury, giving Victor Valdes his debut. Photo: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Manchester United 1-1 Arsenal There is a reasonable chance this might have been David de Gea’s final performance for Manchester United at Old Traf(...)