Wayne’s week: Manchester United skipper Rooney scored a brilliant second as his side notched their first away win of the season

Arsenal 1 Manchester United 2 Manchester United moved back into the top four of the Barclays Premier League with a 2-1 smash-and-grab raid at A(...)

  Sergio Agüero of Manchester City is closed down by Marouane Fellaini (centre) and  Antonio Valencia of Manchester United   at Etihad Stadium on Sunday. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Marcos Rojo may be out for less time than feared with a dislocated shoulder after the defender’s father reportedly said his son would miss only two o(...)

Manchester United’s Chris Smalling reacts after receiving a red card against Manchester City yesterday. Photograph: Epa/Peter Powell

Louis van Gaal branded Chris Smalling “stupid” for picking up a second yellow card that reduced Manchester United to 10 men and contributed to their 1(...)

Manchester City’s Sergio Agüero fires home a goal during the Premier League match against Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Manchester City 1 Manchester United 0It was a derby that left Manchester United a long way back in Manchester City’s wing-mirrors and, in the worst mo(...)

The signing of Ángel Di María, along with Radamel Falcao, illustrates the power United still wield in the transfer market, despite their absence from Europe. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Here we go then, same old Manchester derby. Settled champion team against big-spending upstarts. Well-grooved star names against a roster of new faces(...)

Marouane Fellaini competes with Gary Cahill during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday. Photograph: Getty Images

Louis van Gaal was only a few days out regarding his plea for time. Judge his team and his philosophy after three months, he said, when becoming the (...)

Manchester United’s  Robin van Persie celebrates scoring his side’s late equaliser against Chelsea at Old Trafford. Photograph: Getty Images

Much was made in the buildup to this match of José Mourinho’s managerial debt to Louis van Gaal. Football has a nice habit of turning such orthodoxie(...)

Robin van Persie of Manchester United scores the equalising goal during the  Premier League match against  Chelsea at Old Trafford. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Robin van Persie admitted his late equaliser against Chelsea had felt like a winner.United looked set to lose to Didier Drogba’s header, deflected in (...)

Chelsea’s Didier Drogba rises above Manchester United’s Rafael to head home during the Premier League  game at Old Trafford. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Manchester United 1 Chelsea 1Now, perhaps, Louis van Gaal has a better understanding why Sir Alex Ferguson used to boast no other side on the planet h(...)

  Marouane Fellaini scored just three minutes after coming off the bench in Manchester United’s 2-2 draw away to West Brom. Photograph:  Kieran Galvin/EPA

West Brom have tried to end the misunderstanding over their tweet about Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini. The Baggies had written from (...)