Manchester United laboured to a 1-0 Europa League victory over Zorya Luhansk at Old Trafford as Zlatan Ibrahimovic headed home in the second half to seal the points for the below-par hosts.
United struggled to create clear-cut chances against their well-organised Ukrainian opponents, until Jose Mourinho brought on Wayne Rooney, who within moments was involved in the move that brought the 69th-minute breakthrough.
Timothy Fosu-Mensah found space on the right and pulled the ball back towards Rooney,...
Manchester City secured their place in the Champions League group stage with an unconvincing 1-0 victory over Steaua Bucharest to win 6-0 on aggregate as Joe Hart made his first start of the season.
Hart, expected to leave City before the close of the transfer window due to the impending arrival of Claudio Bravo, captained the club in what could prove to be his last appearance at the Etihad Stadium.
While City saw plenty of possession in the first half, they struggled to create anything of note...
Newcastle defender Kevin Mbabu is to return to his native Switzerland to spend the season on loan at Young Boys.
Mbabu, 21, signed a two-year contract extension earlier this summer and has made five senior appearances for the club since signing in January 2013 from Servette.
The full-back made his Premier League debut in a 2-2 draw with Chelsea in September last year.
Young Boys finished second in the Swiss Super League last season but currently trail Borussia Monchengladbach 3-1 in their...