Louis van Gaal believes securing a place in the last 16 of the Champions League will be difficult after Manchester United’s 0-0 draw at home with PSV. Photograph: Reuters

Louis van Gaal came up with a variation on Sven-Goran Eriksson’s old “first half good, second half not so good” routine when describing the dire Manch(...)

Watford’s Troy Deeney ends up in the net with the ball as his own goal gave United victory. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP

Alex Ferguson often said Manchester United liked to make life hard for themselves. They have mostly just been hard to watch during Louis van Gaal’s s(...)

Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger  centres the ball resulting in the own goal by Troy Deeney  of Watford during the  Premier League match  at Vicarage Road. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Watford 1 Manchester United 2 Troy Deeney went from hero to villain in the space of five minutes as the Watford striker scored a late penalty and then(...)

Jesse Lingard came in for high praise from the Manchester United manager after his goal against West Brom on Saturday. Photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal admits he is likely to face some disappointment in his hunt for new recruits during the next transfer window.(...)

Crystal Palace’s Damien Delaney exchanges words with Manchester United’s Ander Herrera during the Premier League match at Selhurst Park. Photograph:  Anthony Devlin/PA

Crystal Palace 0 Manchester United 0 Manchester United lost ground in the race for the Premier League title with a 0-0 draw at Crystal Palace that cou(...)

Manchester United’s Juan Mata and Andreas Pereira during a training session at Carrington Training Ground. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Andreas Pereira is hoping for another chance to impress when Manchester United take on Middlesbrough in the Capital One Cup. The 19-year-old midfielde(...)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger reacts as his players celebrate  Mesut Özil’s goal during the  Champions League victory over Bayern Munich at the Emirates. Photograph:   Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

As the heat and fury of a migrainously intense, at times migrainously dull Manchester derby died away it wasn’t hard to picture Arséne Wenger nodding (...)

Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard hits the bar during the derby match against Manchester City at Old Trafford. Photograph:    Jason Cairnduff/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic .

Manchester United 0 Manchester City 0 This was the first goalless draw in this famous fixture since November 2010 and given the disappointing quality (...)

Anthony Martial scored Manchester United’s equalizer against Moscow in the Champions League during the week. Photograph: AP.

Eric Cantona, who has a good line on most things, had a good line on the Manchester derby. “The Blues and the Reds invade the streets, and if your (...)

Manchester United players celebrate after Anthony Martial equalised against CSKA Moscow in their Champions League Group B encounter. Photo: Kirill Kudryadtsev

CSKA Moscow 1 (Doumbia 15’) Manchester United 1 (Martial 65’) This was a struggle yet Manchester United found a way to grab a point through Anthony Ma(...)