Manchester United play Newcastle United away on Wednesday, with Liverpool looming large behind them in the Premier League table. It is as good a time as any to produce a performance that confirms their pedigree as a UEFA Champions League team, but Louis van Gaal faces familiar problems over selection.
While Ander Herrera finally seems to have established himself as a regular starter -- to the delight and the relief of many -- Van Gaal is struggling to get the best from Angel Di Maria, someone whom...
Manchester United have not yet made a decision on the future of Radamel Falcao, Press Association Sport has reported.
United won the race to sign Falcao on a season-long loan from Monaco last summer.
But the Colombian, regarded as one of the best strikers in the world, has failed to sparkle so far, scoring just four goals in 20 appearances.
Reports in France on Wednesday claimed United had informed Monaco that they would not be exercising their option to buy Falcao in a permanent 43 million-pound...
Louis van Gaal believes Manchester United should carry on passing the ball back to David de Gea, adding that the goalkeeper can start his team's attacks.
Jonny Evans was booed by the Old Trafford crowd during Saturday's 2-0 win over Sunderland for going backwards to De Gea, prompting fans to chant "attack, attack, attack."
But while Van Gaal feels United are using De Gea too much, he thinks the Spain international can help his teammates to get the ball forward in a more direct style of play.