Uefa have confirmed a new Champions League seeding system which means only the winners of Europe’s top seven leagues and the holders would be top seeds. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City will all miss out on being among the top seeds in the Champions League next season if they qualify and (...)

Liverpool will try to compete with Manchester United for the signature of PSV Eindhoven star Memphis Depay. Photograph: Epa

Manchester United are in pole position to sign Memphis Depay from PSV Eindhoven at the end of the season, with the attraction of Louis van Gaal, the D(...)

Sergio Agüero scores Manchester City’s second goal against West Ham during the  Premier League game at the  Etihad Stadium. Photo: Jason Cairnduff/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Manchester City 2 West Ham 0 This was the easy and controlled performance that has been missing in action recently for Manchester City. True, W(...)

 Yaya Toure’s agent  Dimitri Seluk says the player is being made a  scapegoat for Manchester City’s poor season.  Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Yaya Toure is being made a scapegoat for Manchester City’s poor season and underfire boss Manuel Pellegrini is a “weak manager”, according to the Ivor(...)

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini denied that opponents had worked out how his team play. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire.

Manuel Pellegrini has admitted to not being happy with Yaya Touré’s form this year, although the Manchester City manager defended the midfielder as h(...)

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has said skipper Vincent Kompany could miss the rest of the seaosn with a groin injury. Photograph: Reuters

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany could miss the rest of the season, manager Manuel Pellegrini has revealed.Kompany failed to return for the sec(...)

Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring the second goal for Manchester United. Photo: Darren Staples/Reuters

Most of the things football managers say about their supporters can be categorised as lip-service. When Louis van Gaal thanked the home supporters at (...)

Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring Manchester United’s second goal in their victory over Manchester City. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP Photo

These are the moments when it is starting to feel like English football might be getting the old Manchester United back. They have taken their time a(...)

Chris Smalling is mobbed by his Manchester United team mates after he scored United’s fourth in their 4-2 win over Manchester City. Photograph: Afp

Manchester United 4 Manchester City 2These are the moments when it is starting to feel like English football might be getting the old Manchester Unite(...)

Wayne Rooney scores a memorable goal from an overhead kick during the Manchester derby at Old Trafford in February, 2011. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

This was not in the Sheikh Mansour masterplan when he bought Manchester City in 2008. At least, not so soon. A £1bn-plus investment in the club had yi(...)