Tottenham Hotspur’s Erik Lamela celebrates after scoring against Brighton Hove Albion during their English League Cup game at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Tottenham 2 Brighton 0 The finish was less extravagant than the one with which he lit up Tottenham Hotspur’s previous midweek cup tie but Erik (...)

Bayer Leverkusen’s Philipp Wollscheid (right) faces  up to PSG’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic   at the Parc de Princes Stadium. Photograph: Federico Gambarini/EPA

PSG 2 Bayer Leverkusen 1 (PSG win 6-1 on aggregate) Paris St Germain(...)

United manager David Moyes and Wayne Rooney during a training session at the club’s Carrington training complex yesterday. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

David Moyes believes Wayne Rooney has rediscovered his hunger and desire at Manchester United and insisted he would never attempt to curb the aggressi(...)

Bayer Leverkusen’s Stefan Kiessling in action against Manchester United’s Chris Smalling during their recent Champions League  match at Old Trafford. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Out-of-favour forward Stefan Kiessling could earn a surprise recall to the Germany squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against the Republic o(...)

Wayne Rooney retrieves the ball during the Champions League match between Manchester United and Bayer Leverkusen. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Wayne Rooney joined the small and exclusive band of Manchester United footballers to score 200 goals for the club last night but still could not bring(...)

Manchester United manager David Moyes speaks to the press this afternoon. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Manchester United manager David Moyes has voiced concerned over his side’s recent lack of goals in open play before their Champions League opener agai(...)

Daniel Sturridge  celebrates with his team-mates and manager Brendan Rodgers after scoring what proved to be the winner in their last Premier League match, against old rivals Manchester United at Anfield. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Brendan Rodgers’ use of language attracts curiosity and, quite often, criticism, so there will be those ready to sniff when it is recalled how Rodgers(...)