Renato Sanches is reportedly on the brink of a move to Manchester United from Benfica. Photograph: Getty

Manchester United are hopeful of beating off fierce competition to sign Benfica’s central midfielder Renato Sanches for €60 million after talks with t(...)

José Mourinho has said he is happy to wait until the summer for his next job. Photograph: Reuters

José Mourinho, linked with an imminent move to replace Louis van Gaal at Manchester United, says he is happy to wait until the summer to make a return(...)

Jackson Martinez, former Atletico Madrid player, poses for pictures with fans at an airport after he joined the Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao FC, in Guangzhou, China last month. Photograph:  Reuters

Last week we read that Chelsea’s on-loan striker Falcão had asked his favourite hairdresser to come from Manchester to London to give him a special k(...)

The BBC have reported Manchester United have opened talks with representatives of Jose Mourinho. Photograph: Getty

Manchester United have refused to comment on reports that the club have held talks with representatives of José Mourinho, with the former Chelsea mana(...)

Jackson Martinez has joined Guangzhou Evergrande for €42 million. Photograph: Epa

The Colombia striker Jackson Martínez has become the latest player to move to the Chinese Super League after Atlético Madrid confirmed he will move to(...)

Valencia owner Peter Lim also owns a 50 per cent stake in Salford City. Photograph: Getty

Gary Neville’s startling appointment as the head coach at Valencia has promoted to a spectacular new level his own and his four Class of 92 Manchester(...)

Gary Neville is admired in Spain where  Manchester United made quite an impact. Photograph: EPA

Valencia’s players had thought for a few weeks now that Neville might one day become their coach. What they didn’t expect was for it to be Gary. Phi(...)

Dundalk’s Richie Towell celebrates with the FAI Cup. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • November 9, 2015, 08:20

Soccer John O’Shea may still play for Ireland in Monday’s Euro 2016 play-off second leg with Bosnia and Herzegovina, despite Sunderland Sam All(...)

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, pictured with teammate Juan Mata, has opened contract talks with the club. Photograph: EPA

David de Gea could be on the verge of an amazing about-turn after his agent, Jorge Mendes, arrived at Manchester United’s training ground reportedly t(...)

David de Gea: will remain at Old Trafford after his expected move to Real Madrid fell through. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP

The fall-out over the failed David De Gea transfer continued late on Tuesday night, with Manchester United and Real Madrid blaming each other for t(...)