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‘Frustrated’ Van Gaal heads for United showdown

Manchester United officials are reportedly on the verge of holding serious discussions on the future of manager Louis van Gaal after the club slumped to a 0-1 loss at home to Southampton, with the manager himself admitting he is frustrated by the lack of results. Asked whether he still has the

Manchester United on track to top football’s rich list

Manchester United have slipped to third in the Deloitte Football Money League from second last year, but are well on their way to claim the top spot in more than a decade when the rankings are released next year, the auditing firm said. While United earned €519.5 million in 2014-15, surpassing

Manchester United not good enough to win the League: Schmeichel

Legendary Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel does not think his old club have it in them to win the Premier League this season. The Red Devils managed a 1-0 win over rivals Liverpool a few days ago, thanks to Wayne Rooney who scored his 176th goal for United, more than any

Liverpool must defend corners better: Henderson

Henderson reacts during Liverpool's defeat against Manchester United. Photograph: John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images

Jordan Henderson has said that while Liverpool work hard on set pieces in training they must improve their concentration in matches, where opponents constantly target what is has become a glaring weakness in Jürgen Klopp’s side. In last weekend's game against Manchester United, Wayne Rooney was able to capitalise on typically

‘David de Gea going nowhere’

David de Gea denies Adam Lallana a chance to score. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Morgan Schneiderlin has said David de Gea is “fully committed” to Manchester United after reports emerged that Real Madrid were set to renew their interest in the keeper in the transfer window. The Spanish giants, who missed securing De Gea’s signature last summer after missing the deadline for paperwork submission, are

Rooney fires Manchester United to Liverpool derby win

Rooney unleashes an unstoppable screamer. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Wayne Rooney scored late to give Manchester United three crucial points - and his manager Louis Van Gaal a vital win - in a scrappy encounter against Liverpool at Anfield. Manchester United vs Liverpool is always an entertaining affair, but this edition of the most iconic rivalry in English football was

David Silva lays down defensive gauntlet

Playmaker David Silva has said his Manchester City colleagues must work extra to reduce the number of goals conceded now that captain Vincent Kompany is unlikely to return to action until around the end of the season. Kompany endured the 13th separate issue with his calf since he joined City in

Chelsea mull striker acquisition in January window

Chelsea are coming up short in terms of striking options, admits coach Guus Hiddink, saying the club will move to replenish the department this transfer window. Loanee Radamel Falcao is still out with a thigh injury, leaving the interim manager with only Diego Costa and the fit-again Loïc Rémy to call

Hope Aston Villa stay up, says Alan Pardew

Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew hopes Aston Villa can avoid relegation from the Premier League, saying no one in the top flight of English football would want to lose a club of their "magnitude". Placed bottom of the table currenty, Aston Villa beat Palace 1-0 to give new manager Remi Garde

United “loads better”, but players to blame for Newcastle draw

Paul Dummett shoots to score via a massive deflection in last minute for Newcastle. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

Staunch Van Gaal critic and former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes was happy after his old team's performance against Newcastle United at St James' Park, despite the game ending in a draw. Manchester United displayed the vigour of old, scoring three goals in an end-to-end affair which also saw them concede