Sporting Lisbon have confirmed via their official Twitter account that Marcos Rojo (above)  will move to Old Trafford. Photograph: Netun Lima/Getty Images

Marcos Rojo will become a Manchester United player and sign a five-year contract, subject to a medical, after the Argentina defender’s complicated thi(...)

Manchester United assistant manager Ryan Giggs speaks to Louis van Gaal  during Saturday’s defeat to Swansea. Photograp: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

‘I see something amazing every day, whether it’s an email or a story about how we are, beyond doubt, the biggest sports team in the world. What we do (...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal in the dugout at Old Trafford. Photograph: Peter Powell / EPA

Louis van Gaal was disappointed with his Manchester United side’s disjointed display after Swansea won 2-1 to gatecrash his first taste of Premier Le(...)

Swansea City’s Gylfi Sigurdsson cerebrates scoring the winner against Manchester United. Photograph:  Peter Powell / EPA

Manchester United 1 Swansea City 2Manchester United began their season with a whimper as Gylfi Sigurdsson gate-crashed Louis van Gaal’s Premier League(...)

Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has inherited a bit of a mess but he is the man to sort it out. As well as coaxing the best out of what he’s got, he is also committed to blooding young players. Photograph:  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Saturday. 12.45pm. Old Trafford will be graced by a true sporting great. Nope, not Maroune Fellaini, but Rory McIlroy, the world’s best golfer and a U(...)

Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal’s tenure will officialy start against Swansea at Old Trafford on Saturday.  Photograph:   Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Louis van Gaal has told Wayne Rooney he must relax if he is to be a successful leader of Manchester United. Van Gaal takes charge of his first compet(...)

 Sporting Lisbon player Marcos Rojo is a Manchester United target. Photograph: EPA

A row has broken out between the representatives and part-owners of the Manchester United target Marcos Rojo and his current club Sporting Lisbon. T(...)

Luke Shaw’s hamstring injury means Manchester United will be without their new left back for at least the first  four weeks of the season. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire.

Louis van Gaal faces the possibility of going into his first Premier League game in charge of Manchester United with only two fit senior defenders aft(...)

  Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney (right) and Darren Fletcher (left) have been named captain and vice-captain respectively. Photograph: Andrew Innerarity / EPA

Wayne Rooney has been named Manchester United captain by Louis van Gaal with Darren Fletcher becoming vice-captain. The striker has beaten Robin van P(...)

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney in action  during a pre-season friendly against Valencis at Old Trafford, Manchester on Tuesday August 12, 2014: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

New Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal last night named English forward Wayne Rooney as the club’s new captain.The move follows the departure of(...)