The former Manchester United man has questioned the Spain international's sense of professionalism after Louis Van Gaal claims he has refused to play for the club
Thursday, August 27, 2015
With all 32 clubs now safely in place for Thursday's draw, we take a look at the permutations for some of Europe's most famous and decorated teams
Kazakhstan will witness its first side to compete in the tournament proper, while BATE have also sealed their place in the group stage
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The Manchester United captain hit a superb treble in his side's 4-0 win over Club Brugge in the Champions League qualifying round second leg and later expressed his delight
Goal takes a look at each of the clubs - separated into four pots for Thursday's draw - who will compete in Europe this season...
The 48-year-old was delighted with the all-round display from his side as they secured their spot in the Champions League group stage
The 49-year-old accepts his side were a level below Bayer Leverkusen following a 3-1 aggregate playoff defeat
The striker bagged a hat-trick as the Reds secured a place in the Champions League proper, proving that he can thrive given the service, but his season will not be defined here
The Red Devils boss saw his main striker net a hat-trick in the 4-0 victory against Club Brugge, which sealed progression to the Champions League group stages
The hosts came back from a first-leg deficit to book their place in the group stage of the Champions League with Hakan Calhanoglu, Admir Mehmedi and Karim Bellarabi on target
The likes of Chelsea, Manchester City, Real Madrid and Barcelona will find out their opponents in the first stage of the competition proper on Thursday. Check out Goal's guide!
Goal took in the action in Belgium, where the Red Devils turned it on in the second half to clinch a resounding win, with Wayne Rooney netting a hat-trick to break his drought
The midfielder grabbed a goal late on to book the Bundesliga outfit's place in the group stage after Admir Mehmedi and Hakan Calhanoglu had set them on their way to victory
The England captain ended his goal drought in stunning fashion against the Belgian side in the play-off second leg on Wednesday, with Ander Herrera also on the scoresheet
Manchester United, Lazio, Bayer Leverkusen, Everton - all are in action and looking for vital results
The Red Devils are hoping to secure a place in Thursday's Champions League draw and are favourites to progress as they take on Michel Preud'homme's men
The Italians hold the upper hand after claiming a narrow 1-0 victory in Rome last week, but can they hold out and reach the Champions League group stage?
Louis van Gaal has revealed he will deploy Marouane Fellaini as an attacker this season, but is the giant Belgian the man to solve Manchester United's striker shortage?
Louis van Gaal's side established a 3-1 lead at Old Trafford and Paddy Power are offering new customers the chance to back the odds on favourites at 6/1 in the second leg
The vice-president is unfazed by his side's exit in the qualifying stages of the tournament, and remains firm that the club does not need the revenue generated by player sales