Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp gestures on the touchline during the  Champions League round of 16 first leg at Anfield stadium. Photograph:  Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

Granted, there’s been a blip or three of late, but still, Liverpool fans would surely have had a reasonable helping of hope in their hearts as they to(...)

Cristiano Ronaldo congratulates Paulo Dybala after he scored for Juventus in the Champions League match at Old Trafford. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

There’d been much talk of late of Jose Mourinho losing the dressing room, so it didn’t augur well when he appeared to have literally done so ahead of (...)

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho’s transfer targets were at odds with what Ed Woodward wanted. Photo: Andreas GebertReuters

Manchester United did not follow through with some of José Mourinho’s transfer targets because of misgivings about the players he had identified and a(...)

 Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is targeting West Brom defender Jonny Evans to strengthen his defensive options. Photograph: PA

Manchester City are targeting West Bromwich Albion’s Jonny Evans in a move that could make the former Manchester United defender only the sixth footba(...)

Johnny Evans in action against Leicester. The West Brom captain has attracted the interest of Pep Guardiola and Manchester City. Photograph:  Stanley Chou/Getty Images

Manchester City are targeting West Bromwich Albion’s Jonny Evans in a move that could make the former Manchester United defender only the sixth footb(...)

Sevilla’s Steven N’Zonzi was on Sam Allardyce’s radar. Photograph: Jon Nazca/Reuters

The Football Association has broadened its search for non-English players who can qualify for the national side after the failed attempt to bring Stev(...)

 Wayne Rooney attends a training session on the eve of the  Champions League quarter final match between Bayern Munich and Manchester United at the  Allianz Arena, Munich. Photo: Peter Powell

Manchester United should look no further than Chelsea, Manchester City and Arsenal – on two occasions – for how to execute a successful raid on(...)

Manchester United manager David Moyes: feeling the heat in the Old Trafford hot zone. Photograph: PA

You know, if the Manchester United board is suffering from “squeaky freaked out OMG! WTF! bum syndrome”, they’d do well to consider Daveed Ginola as t(...)