Louis van Gaal: wants Mats Hummels, Daley Blind and Stefan de Vrij among others. Photograph: PA.

Louis van Gaal has been told he is free to break the world transfer record to bring the right player to Manchester United. Last year Real Madrid set (...)

Dusan Tadic while at FC Twente last season. Photograph:  Getty Images

Southampton have completed the signing of Serbian playmaker Dusan Tadic from Dutch side FC Twente. The 25-year-old joins the Saints for an undisclosed(...)

Louis van Gaal. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Louis van Gaal has been appointed manager of Manchester United on a three-year deal and vowed to “make history” at the club. The Netherlands coach wi(...)

 Stoke have announced the permanent signing of Stephen Ireland from Aston Villa. Photograph: Richard Sellers/PA Wire

Stephen Ireland has completed a permanent move from Aston Villa to Stoke City, having spent the first half of the season on loan at the Britannia Stad(...)

Manchester United's Robin van Persie believes the title is all but wrapped up. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Robin van Persie believes he is poised to ease the "pain" that has gnawed at him throughout his career by becoming a league champion for the f(...)