Jack Wilshere of Arsenal given ‘brutal reminder of how far he still has to go, as Arsenal were flattened by a supposedly understrength but actually superb Borussia Dortmund.’ Photograph:  Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images

Jack Wilshere has had a big 10 days. Last week he played as a holding midfielder for England, but his selection in that position drew some complaints (...)

 Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)

Manchester City have been offered Monaco striker Radamel Falcao for around €70 million. Stephane Mahe/Reuters

Manchester City have been offered Monaco’s Radamel Falcao for around €70 million and are trying to make the deal happen within the constraints of Uefa(...)

Borussia Dortmund have signed manchester United’s Japanese midfielder Shinji Kagawa  on a four-year-deal. Photograph:  Peter Powell/EPA

Shinji Kagawa’s time with Manchester United has come to an end after Borussia Dortmund signed their former player on a four-year deal.The Bundesliga c(...)

Manchester United have agreed a fee believed to be €18 million for Ajax’s Danny Blind. Photograph:   Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Manchester United’s summer spending spree looks set to continue after they agreed a reported €18 million fee with Ajax for the transfer of Dutch int(...)

 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 (...)

 Ajax Amsterdam player Daley Blind is believed to be a target of Manchester United. Photograph: Peter Lous / EPA

Ajax have told Manchester United they will not be able to sign Daley Blind on the cheap.The need for reinforcements at Old Trafford was laid bare in t(...)

Millton Keynes Dons striker Will Grigg celebrates his second goal against Manchester United during the Capital One Cup second round match at Stadium:mk, Milton Keynes. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

MK Dons 4 Manchester United 0Unlike the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Louis Van Gaal’s Manchester United tactics playbook does not appear to have (...)

An aerial view of Michigan Stadium during the Guinness International Champions Cup match between Real Madrid and Manchester United. Photograph: Leon Halip/Getty Images

Manchester United 3 Real Madrid 1: Louis van Gaal claimed his biggest scalp of pre-season as Manchester United beat European champions Real Madrid to (...)

 Antonio Sanabria (right) of AS Roma passes the ball past Luke Shaw (Manchester United). Shaw has been told by Louis van Gaal to get fit. Photograph: Bob Pearson/Epa

Manchester United have had to devise a special training programme to get Luke Shaw in shape for the start of the season.Shaw had a fortnight off afte(...)