David de Gea: offered €206,000 a week to stay at Manchester United

Louis van Gaal has admitted he is already planning for David de Gea’s departure and the Manchester United manager has revealed a list of potential re(...)

Manchester United executive chief-executive Ed Woodward has praised Louis Van Gaal for returning the club into the Champions League. Photograph: Afp

Louis van Gaal has been praised for his first season in charge of Manchester United by the club’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward. United have all(...)

Gareth Bale has said he wants to stay at Real Madrid long-term. Photograph: Reuters

Gareth Bale has no desire to leave Real Madrid and is confident the Spanish club view him as an integral part of their long-term future, making any ho(...)

Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal: football now merely a part of the bigger equation that is commercial success at Old Trafford. Photo:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

It had threatened to be a bad weekend for Wayne Rooney, but then it all turned out rather well. After 34 minutes, he seized on Nabil Bentaleb’s mispla(...)

Mark Noble of West Ham has signed a new long-term contract with the club. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

West Ham midfielder Mark Noble has signed a new long-term contract, the Barclays Premier League side have announced.The 27-year-old vice-captain has p(...)

Commercial deals helped increase  Manchester United’s revenues to a record €565.37 million. Photo:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Last season may have been disastrous on the pitch for Manchester United but off it the club have reaped the benefits of huge commercial growth to nar(...)

Manchester United have sacked one of their European scouts, Torben Aakjaer, after a series of controversial Facebook posts. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

The former Manchester United scout Torben Aakjaer, who was sacked on Wednesday for making racially abusive comments, has hit back at the club over his(...)

  Lionel Messi of Argentina and FC Barcelona has suggested he may not be at the club next year. Photograph:  Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

Lionel Messi has alerted Manchester United to his potential availability by casting doubt over his future at Barcelona, with the Argentina forward (...)

The social media big four of Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram offer instant and direct access to potential new supporters with the hope that these will become consumers. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA

The growing significance of social media to the 21st-century global football club was illustrated clearly last month when Manchester United’s Ed Wo(...)

Louis van Gaal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Stoke City. Photograph: Peter Powell/Inpho

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal claims he is “disgusted” at reports that he will spend heavily on new players.Van Gaal also responded angrily to(...)