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...
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.
Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera and Atletico Madrid captain Gabi have had court appearances in connection with the alleged fixing of a game between Levante and Real Zaragoza in May 2011 put back until close to the end of the season.
The case has so far seen 42 people called to appear in front of a judge -- 36 players and directors and officials including ex-Zaragoza coach Javier Aguirre.
Former Zaragoza midfielders Herrera and Gabi had both been due to appear at a court in Valencia on...
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Top Story: Danilo representatives in Manchester
Manchester United may be closing in on a deal for Porto full-back Danilo. Louis van Gaal & Co. are reportedly planning a massive summer spending spree, and Spanish outlet Sport reports the Champions League hero versus Basel may be in the budget.
The Brazilian would not come cheap for United, but according to the report...