Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal: has described his approach as being to retrain players to think rather than act on instinct.  Photo: Martin Rickett/PA

Jonny Evans has admitted Louis van Gaal’s new style can be tough for Manchester United to adapt to, though the defender believes it will prove benefi(...)

Manchester United’s  Marcos Rojo  heads home  their second goal past Cambridge United Chris Dunn during the FA Cup fourth-round replay  at Old Trafford. Photograph:  Paul Ellis/AFP

Manchester United 3 Cambridge United 0Manchester United enjoyed the kind of relaxed evening that eluded Louis van Gaal’s men in the first game of this(...)

 James Wilson of Manchester United scores his team’s second goal past Robert Green of QPR   at Loftus Road. Photograph:  Mark Thompson/Getty Images

QPR 0 Manchester United 2Manchester United laboured to a third away league win of the season as they saw off QPR to strengthen the case any potential (...)

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney (centre) jumps for the ball as he is challenged by Southampton’s Jose Fonte (left)  at Old Trafford. Photograph: Darren Staples / Reuters

Man-of-the-match Jose Fonte was delighted as Southampton held on to record a narrow 1-0 victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford. The visitors t(...)

 Dusan Tadic of Southampton celebrates scoring the winner against  Manchester United   at Old Trafford. Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Manchester United 0 Southampton 1The last time Southampton won a league match at this ground was in 1988, when Colin Clarke scored both the goals. But(...)

Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal watches his team in action at the Britannia Stadium. United are just three points better off than they were after 20 league games last season. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

When Manchester United began 2014, they had, for the first time under their manager of six months, David Moyes, just won four consecutive Premier Leag(...)

Ronan is sitting in the middle of the living room, holding court, with all his friends – Nudger, Gull and the famous Buckets of Blood – gathered ar(...)

Radamel Falcao celebrates after pulling Manchester United level against Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Stoke City 1 Manchester United 1The momentum is no longer with Manchester United and they can count themselves a touch fortunate to have escaped with (...)

Tottenham keeper Hugo Lloris saves from Manchester United’s Ashley Young at White Hart Lane in London. Photograph: EPA/Andy Rain

Nobody saw this stalemate coming. These two teams have been erratic in defence, and capable of better things going forward, yet the 0-0 was not roote(...)

Christian Eriksen of Spurs reacts after a missed chance on goal during the Premier League match against  Manchester United at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Tottenham Hotspur 0 Manchester United 0 Nobody saw this stalemate coming. These two teams have been erratic in defence, to say the least, and capable (...)