Ajax Amsterdam player Daley Blind is believed to be a target of Manchester United. Photograph: Peter Lous / EPA

Ajax have told Manchester United they will not be able to sign Daley Blind on the cheap.The need for reinforcements at Old Trafford was laid bare in t(...)

Millton Keynes Dons striker Will Grigg celebrates his second goal against Manchester United during the Capital One Cup second round match at Stadium:mk, Milton Keynes. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

MK Dons 4 Manchester United 0Unlike the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Louis Van Gaal’s Manchester United tactics playbook does not appear to have (...)

Jack Rodwell of Sunderland celebrates scoring the equaliser against Manchester United at Stadium of Light. Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

Sunderland 1 Manchester United 1 The crest on the shirt is still the same. The songs go to the same tune and in the closing moments, hunting a (...)

  Danny Welbeck (right) in action against Real Madrid during pre-season in Michigan. Photograph:  Duane Burleson/Getty Images

Danny Welbeck has been told by Louis van Gaal he can leave Manchester United, with the decision ultimately up to the striker as there are two years re(...)

An aerial view of Michigan Stadium during the Guinness International Champions Cup match between Real Madrid and Manchester United. Photograph: Leon Halip/Getty Images

Manchester United 3 Real Madrid 1: Louis van Gaal claimed his biggest scalp of pre-season as Manchester United beat European champions Real Madrid to (...)

 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(...)