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(...)

David de Gea has been backed to remain professional as he continues his Manchester United career and has been included in Louis van Gaal’s Champions League squad. Jon Buckle/PA Wire

David De Gea has been included in Manchester United’s Champions League squad after his move to Real Madrid collapsed on Monday. The Spain goalkeeper h(...)

Louis van Gaal:  had his eyes on Barcelona’s Neymar and Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale but failed to sign them. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

Louis van Gaal’s splurge in the transfer market is over with the Dutchman having brought in 12 new players for more than £250 million (€340 million) (...)

Spain manager Vincent del Bosque has said Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea must be playing if he is to be considered for Euro 2016 selection. Photograph: Afp

Spain manager Vicente del Bosque admits it will be difficult for him to select David de Gea in his European Championship squad if the goalkeeper remai(...)

Manchester United  have signed teenage French striker Anthony Martial from Monaco  for a fee believed to be worth in excess of €51.5 million. Photograph: Valery Hache/AFP

Anthony Martial has been confirmed as a Manchester United player, signing from Monaco for €51.5 million to make him, at 19, British football’s most ex(...)

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(...)

Adnan Januzaj  has signed for Borussia Dortmund on loan from Manchester United for the rest of the season.  Photograph:   Nick Potts/PA

Manchester United’s winger Adnan Januzaj has joined Borussia Dortmund on loan for the rest of the season. The 20-year-old Belgium international has st(...)

Bafétimbi Gomis scores the second goal for Swansea against Manchester United during the  Premier League match at Liberty Stadium. Photograph: Reuters

Louis van Gaal must be sick of the sight of Swansea City. The Dutchman has been managing in the Premier League for little more than a year but he has(...)

Dublin’s Philly McMahon clashes withMayo’s Aidan O’Shea during an often fraught All-Ireland semi-final  at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

From “a big load of shite” to “absolutely brillint!”, the RTÉ panel travelled much the same journey as ourselves yesterday, losing the will to draw br(...)

Swansea City’s Bafetimbi Gomis celebrates after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester United at The Liberty Stadium in Swansea. Photo: Paul Ellis/AP

Swansea City 2 Manchester United 1 Louis van Gaal must be sick of the sight of Swansea City. The Dutchman has been managing in the Premier League for (...)