Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal: “We still have a good team and we can still score goals. I am convinced of that. But we also need a little luck.”

Louis van Gaal may seek to solve Manchester United’s goalscoring problems by buying a new striker in the transfer window. United have just 25 goals in(...)

Manchester United have recalled striker Will Keane from his loan spell at Preston North End as Louis van Gaal looks to bolster his thin squad. Photograph: Getty

Manchester United have cut short Will Keane’s loan at Preston as they “needed an extra body” to bolster their goal-shy attack. Louis van Gaal’s side (...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal would expect himself to be making progress after this amount of time, work and expense. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images

In the run-up to Tuesday night in Wolfsburg, it was noted that Manchester United’s previous nine matches had yielded eight goals. That’s eight in tota(...)

Louis van Gaal at Manchester United’s training session in the Volkswagen Arena ahead of their Champions League tie with Wolfsburg. Photo: John MacDougall/Getty Images

Louis van Gaal might not have realised when he took his seat in the third-floor suite at Wolfsburg’s stadium that it was 10 years to the day since Ma(...)

Manchester United’s James Wilson in action during the side’s Capital One Cup clash against Middlesbrough. Photo: John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images

Manchester United striker James Wilson has joined Brighton on loan until the end of the season. The 19-year-old signed a new four-year con(...)

Barcelona’s Neymar celebrates a goal against Bate Borisov at Camp Nou. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

A Neymar double and a clinical finish from Luis Suarez handed Barcelona a comfortable 3-0 victory over Bate Borisov that put them on the verge of qual(...)

Roma’s  Alessandro Florenzi  celebrates after scoring from just inside the Barcelona half during the Champions League match at the  Olympic Stadium. Photograph: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images

Champions League round-up: Alessandro Florenzi scored an extraordinary goal from a seemingly impossible position on the right touchline, around 40 met(...)

Both Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger failed to sign an established out-and-out centre forward during the last tranasfer window. Photo: David Price/Getty Images

As long-serving leading men go Wayne Rooney has always tended to attract an unusual degree of free-floating rage. The national team’s declining tou(...)

The proposed deal that would see David de Gea move from Manchester United to Real Madrid has fallen through at the last minute after the neccessary paperwork was not lodged to La Liga in time. Photo: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Real Madrid have defended their conduct over the failed bid to sign David de Gea and accused Manchester United of holding up the deal. However, the Sp(...)

Wayne Rooney celebrates netting a hat-trick as Manchester United defeated Club Brugge in their Champions League playoff tie. Photo: Carl Recine/Reuters

Club Brugge 0 Manchester United 4 (1-7 on aggregate) This was an evening of optimum satisfaction for Manchester United. Wayne Rooney ended a 10(...)