Jose Mourinho and his selected squad of 28 players trained for the first time in LA on Tuesday ahead of the start of their pre-season tour in the US.
Double-edged sword… Wigan Warriors’ Wane fights frustration and pride over missing international players
Wigan Warriors head coach Shaun Wane has confessed his frustration at not having any of his international players available for full training sessions.
After a week-long training camp in Spain, Wigan’s players will make trips to Vanarama Conference side Altrincham on July 14 and Southport on July 18 before their League One tilt.
Captain fantastic? Wayne Rooney will put ‘heart and soul’ into Man Utd skipper role, claims boss Van Gaal
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal believes Wayne Rooney will put his ‘heart and soul’ into the club after giving him the honour of the captain’s armband.
Hyde FC finally go Hollywood: Even Sylvester Stallone, Tom Hanks and a pornstar can’t help Tigers beat Burnley
Hyde FC boasted an uncannily star-studded side for last night’s home friendly against Burnley – with George Michael, Tom Hanks and even a pornstar donning their shinpads and having a kickabout.
The magnificent seven: Ander Herrera-inspired Manchester United leave fans in awe of Van Gaal effect
A brace apiece for Wayne Rooney, Ashley Young and youngster Reece James after Danny Welbeck’s pin-point opener saw the Red Devils overwhelm their American opposition on game one of the USA Tour.
Comment: Manchester United’s seventh heaven is flying start for Dutchman Louis van Gaal’s revolution
Louis van Gaal got off to the perfect start as Manchester United manager – setting the benchmark for the season with a 7-0 win over LA Galaxy.
Manchester City’s cousins from Down Under – after Melbourne Heart were rebranded last month – are holding a 17-day training camp in the UK before returning to Australia for their FFA Cup clash against Sydney FC.
Reds boss upbeat despite slow transfer window
‘We’re the ones to watch’: Van Persie and Giggs scoff at claims Manchester United are only third favourites for title
The Reds are third favourites for the league although Van Persie does not agree
Debate: Hypocrisy from football clubs calling for winter break while jetting off on far-flung money-spinning tours
Manchester United and City both clocked up impressive mileage during pre-season