Monday, August 18, 2014
The Argentina international defender says he has completed his transfer to Old Trafford from 2013-14 Primeira Liga runner-up Sporting
From Manchester United's disastrous start to the campaign to Southampton's replacement for Adam Lallana, we offer the best stats from the opening round of Premier League fixtures.
Barcelona has splashed more cash than anyone in Europe thus far, with Liverpool second and Real Madrid third.
The Red Devils have agreed to include Portuguese winger Nani in their bid to sign the Argentina international.
Sunday, August 17, 2014
The Argentina international reportedly missed training on Wednesday after the Portuguese outfit rejected a 20 million euro bid from the Red Devils, but is now ready to return
The 24-year-old is one of Louis van Gaal's top transfer targets but would not comment on his future when questioned following Ajax's 3-1 Eredivisie win over AZ
For a sport in which the coach is responsible for all team decisions, the man chosen to wear the armband must find his own way to influence the side.
Following a string of big-money moves this summer, Goal takes a look at how a team with the priciest players in each position would look.
The Scot says he wanted to bring in the best players in the world during his short reign at Old Trafford, but would not blame under-fire Ed Woodward for failing to do so.
The Anfield club is still aiming to sign a striker this summer following the departure of Luis Suarez, but Arsene Wenger is keen to keep the Costa Rican at least until January.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
The Old Trafford icon was unimpressed with what he saw in Louis van Gaal's first game in charge and warned that Champions League football is a tall order for this current squad
The Dutchman was at pains to point out that he learned nothing new from Saturday's defeat to Swansea City, insisting that he was already well aware of his side's problems
The Red Devils and Chevrolet marked the beginning of the new season with a special 'Name Swap' event before Louis van Gaal's team succumbed to a Gylfi Sigurdsson winner
The Dutchman suffered defeat in his opening game in charge of Manchester United at Old Trafford and the extent of the task at hand in transforming the team was laid bare.
The Welsh side inflicted an opening day defeat on Louis van Gaal's men at Old Trafford, as his new regime got off the worst possible start on Saturday afternoon
The Iceland international struck late on to give Garry Monk's men a famous victory, despite Wayne Rooney cancelling out Ki Sung-Yueng's first-half opener with an acrobatic strike
The newly-appointed captain and his teammates took to the Old Trafford pitch with the names of 11 young mascots on the back of their new Chevrolet-sponsored shirts.
Friday, August 15, 2014
The Dutch coach knows the former Red Devils boss from his time on FIFA's elite coaching panel but has yet to speak face-to-face to him since taking over at Old Trafford in July.
The new manager has returned confidence to Old Trafford with a forceful approach that stands in contrast to David Moyes' passivity.
The Netherlands striker has not trained sufficiently since returning from the World Cup to be considered, while Luke Shaw will also miss out.