Marouane Fellaini, seen here in World Cup action for Belgium in Brazil, right, is reported toi have been meeting with officials of Napoli over a possible move to the Italian Serie A club. Photograph:  Clive Mason /Getty Images

Marouane Fellaini’s nightmare time at Manchester United could be about to end as the club are in negotiations with Napoli regarding the midfielder, wh(...)

 Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has wasted no time in trying to get under Louis Van Gaal’s skin.  Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire.

Louis van Gaal looks set to speak to Jose Mourinho over his claim that signing Luke Shaw would have “killed” Chelsea. Shaw became the fourth-most exp(...)

 Louis van Gaal:  “Maybe it is too big a club. Not only in a sporting sense but also commercially. We have to do a lot of things that normally I don’t allow. I have to adapt to this big club but I think also this big club has to adapt to Louis van Gaal. Photo:  Clive Mason/Getty

Louis van Gaal has questioned whether Manchester United are “too big a club” for their own good as he outlined his concerns that commercial demands c(...)

Louis van Gaal says he will have a say in next year’s pre-season schedule at Manchester United. Photograph:  Clive Mason/Getty Images

Louis van Gaal thinks Manchester United are putting his chances of success in jeopardy by dragging the first-team squad across the United States on t(...)

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 (...)

James Rodriguez waves to the crowd during his presentation to Real Madrid fans at the Santiago Bernabeu yesterday. “It is a pleasure to be among so many stars and I’m sure I’ll learn a lot from everyone.” Photograph: Kiko Huesca/EPA.

James Rodriguez is determined to make history at Real Madrid rather than crumble under the pressure of becoming the fourth most expensive player of al(...)

Germany’s Philipp Lahm: made 113 appearances during his outstanding international career which culminated with victory over Argentina in the World Cup final in Brazil. Photo: Fernando Bizerra Jr/EPA

Germany’s World Cup-winning captain Philipp Lahm retired from international football yesterday – a decision he says was made before the tournament in (...)

New Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal:  “It is the biggest club because of world renown but in sport you are never the biggest unless you’ve proved it every season.” Photo:  Martin Rickett/PA

Louis van Gaal says he is only interested in winning the Premier League in his first season at Manchester United. The Dutchman has, however, asked f(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal and club ambassador Bobby Charlton during a photocall at Old Trafford, Manchester. Photograph:  Martin Rickett / PA Wire

Louis van Gaal said he was only interested in winning the Premier League in his first season as manager while also revealing that Michael Carrick had (...)

New Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal and  assistant manager Ryan Giggs  at the club’s  Carrington training complex yesterday. Photograph:  John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images

Louis van Gaal began his first official day as Manchester United manager yesterday by being briefed by his staff, Albert Stuivenberg, Marcel Bout and (...)