Antonio Sanabria (right) of AS Roma passes the ball past Luke Shaw (Manchester United). Shaw has been told by Louis van Gaal to get fit. Photograph: Bob Pearson/Epa

Manchester United have had to devise a special training programme to get Luke Shaw in shape for the start of the season.Shaw had a fortnight off afte(...)

 Louis van Gaal: well aware of Kevin Strrotman’s worth from  his time as manager of the Netherlands. Photograph:  Clive Mason/Getty Images

Manager Rudi Garcia has ruled out the possibility of Kevin Strootman leaving Roma for Manchester United. United are understood to retain an interest i(...)

Robbie Keane of the Los Angeles Galaxy greets Wayne Rooney of Manchester United before the US side’s 7-0 drubbing at the Rose Bowl. Photograph: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images

Ander Herrera is sure Louis van Gaal will do his utmost to keep his Manchester United players grounded after their 7-0 destruction of the Los Angeles (...)

Jonny Evans of Manchester United fights for the ball with Robbie Keane of the Los Angeles Galaxy at the Rose Bowl  in Pasadena, California. Photograph: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images

The Louis van Gaal show is up and running and in the brightest of lights after a 7-0 trouncing of Los Angeles Galaxy in front of an 86,432 crowd at th(...)

Roy Hodgson belives he will get a big performance from striker Wayne Rooney in today’s must-win World Cup Group D clash with Uruguay  in Sao Paulo: Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA 5:34

Both managers suggested they will take punts on their star strikers this evening at the Arena Corinthians where England and Uruguay will both be fight(...)

Italy coach Cesare Prandelli (right) speaks to his players during a training session in Coverciano, Florence, Italy. Photograph: Maurizio Degl’Innocenti / EPA

Italian coach Cesare Prandelli is totally concentrated on Italy’s opening World Cup Group D game against England in Manaus on June 14th. So much so t(...)

A plane displaying a banner in protest against David Moyes is flown over Old Trafford last month. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

In Frank O’Farrell’s day, he started getting suspicious when he turned up for Bobby Charlton’s testimonial dinner and discovered that he was no(...)

Everton’s Kevin Mirallas scores his side’s  second goal past Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea during the  Premier League match at Goodison Park. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Everton 2 Manchester United 0 This dismal Man(...)

 Wayne Rooney attends a training session on the eve of the  Champions League quarter final match between Bayern Munich and Manchester United at the  Allianz Arena, Munich. Photo: Peter Powell

Manchester United should look no further than Chelsea, Manchester City and Arsenal – on two occasions – for how to execute a successful raid on(...)

Wayne Rooney will not feature in today’s Premier League game against Newcastle. Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

David Moyes is waiting anxiously on Wayne Rooney’s fitness for Manchester United’s Champions League quarter-final second leg a(...)