Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick, who has been forced to pull out of Roy Hodgson’s England squadbecause of a groin injury, wants to sign a contract extension at Old Trafford

Michael Carrick, who pulled out of the England squad through injury on Wednesday, has spelled out his desire to sign a new contract at Manchester Unit(...)

West Bromwich Albion wonderkid Saido Berahino has been called up to Roy Hodgson’s England squad for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia

Saido Berahino has been called up to the England squad for the first time.Berahino has been in good form for West Brom this season, scoring seven goal(...)

Manchester United’s Chris Smalling  obstructs Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart  to earn himself his first yellow card during the  Premier League  match  at the Etihad stadium. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Louis van Gaal angrily branded Chris Smalling “stupid” after his dismissal helped City beat United in the Manchester derby.United were holding their o(...)

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(...)

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 (...)

Louis van Gaal: says Robin van Persie just needs a bit of luck to score.

Listen to Louis van Gaal on Robin van Persie and the impression given is hardly that the striker is fighting to retain his place in the Manchester Uni(...)

 Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could return from a thigh injury to play some part in the Merseyside derby on Saturday. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

SATURDAY Arsenal (4) v Tottenham (9) Arsenal expect to have midfielder Mathieu Flamini back from a dead leg. Defenders Kieran Gibbs and Per Merte(...)

  Tyler Blackett (right) is suspended ahead of West Ham game.  Photograph:   Clive Rose/Getty Images

Louis van Gaal has admitted Manchester United’s plight is the hardest moment of a glittering managerial career. United have only five points from fiv(...)

 Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria  displays his new shirt and number on the pitch at Old Trafford with Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal. Photo: Peter Powell/EPA

Manchester United are in a frantic final push to recoup as much money as possible before the transfer window closes following Ángel di María’s €75.4 (...)

 Marouane Fellaini ’s proposed loan to Napoli is in doubt. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Marouane Fellaini’s proposed loan move to Napoli is in doubt after the Belgian was pictured on crutches following a reported training ground injury.M(...)