French supporters hold a banner to appreciate the support prior to the friendly match between England and France at Wembley. Photo: Clive Rose/Getty Images

In ordinary circumstances, it was the kind of result England would cherish on the countdown to a major tournament. These, of course, are not ordina(...)

Manchester United’s Marcos Rojo and Memphis Depay arrive for training on Monday morning. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Memphis Depay and Robin van Persie were two of the biggest casualties of Holland coach Danny Blind’s shake-up on Monday, with both players left out of(...)

Daley Blind reacts after Turkey score during their 3-0 win over Holland. Photograph: Afp

Turkey 3 Holland 0 Turkey leapfrogged Holland into third place in Group A of the Euro 2016 Qualifiers, as Arda Turan inspired them towards a 3-(...)

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(...)

Celtic will play Ajax in their Europa League group. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reutes

Celtic have the prospect of facing Robin van Persie and Nani’s new side Fenerbahce plus Dutch giants Ajax in their Europa League group. Friday’(...)

Tottenham Hotspur remain adamant they won’t be selling striker Harry Kane to Manchester United. Photograph: AFP

Tottenham Hotspur remain adamant that they will not sell Harry Kane to Manchester United or any other club this summer. Daniel Levy, the Tottenham cha(...)

David Moyes brought in his own backroom staff when he took over at Manchester United as he looked to create his own dynasty in the wake of Alex Ferguson’s returement. Photograph: Getty

The plane is on the runway at Manchester Airport but the captain is not on board. A club source confirms Nemanja Vidic has suspected sciatica. Davi(...)

Jack Harper seen here in action for the Real Madrid youth team, has joined Brighton. Photograph: Getty Images

Scottish starlet Jack Harper has quit Real Madrid to join Championship side Brighton. The 19-year-old striker, born in Malaga to Scottish parents, has(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is hopeful of signing Pedro from Barcelona. Photograph: Afp

Louis van Gaal is hopeful of buying Pedro from Barcelona to increase Manchester United’s attacking options, with the manager poised to trigger the for(...)

Robin Van Persie joined Manchester United in 2012. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

MARCUS CHRISTENSON Fenerbahce have reached an agreement with Manchester United over the transfer of Robin van Persie to the Turkish club for a fee of(...)